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ART A\o ARCHITECTURE AS DISPLAYED AT THE ENLARGED CARNEGIE INSTITUTE, PITTSBL RG, «WCH WAS DtDKAThD LAST THURSDAY. VUA
FOU ART IN PITTS BURG.
What the Newly Completed Carne
gie Institute Provides.
Pittsburs. April 11 The Carnegie Institute,
which was dedicated here to-day and officially
turned <>v- r to ;!.« city of Pittsburg by Andrew
Carnegi . ivl ■• built and • ndowe.d it at a cost up
to dat< i»f 523.fi00.000, v...-: to-day for the first
time thrown opei to he public, which had
watched Iti frons the outside for ;i long
time, bul ha> n . i before been privileged to in
spect .iil of tin i t » r « rior.
A f:r>-.;t hall of architecture lias been provided
by the trasti s. In this hall has been arranged
a group of an hitectural casts representing some
of tin great buildings and temples of antiquity,
and IncJudii specimens of tin- Roman
esqu< and Renaissance periods. The chief pur
pose of the Institution, dedicated, as it is, to
tho edu .'.."., and inspiration of the people, has
been k< ■ ' in view of the selection of
the collccti n which occupies the central portion
of th< lure. Comparatively few
casts, therefore, have been placed within the
columns which surround th< hall, and these
hav<- been arrai . il. in so far as tin- arbitrary
dlr:> : sions ot the works would permit, In a sin
gle group of i ■;■■ in-- and beautiful objects.
Tin :'■;:;; casts in this central Rnnjp
is <•:' : of them are of un
usual size tlu- la i ng elghty-sii feet long
an.i • • Without the columns
nrroui nd( i tWe balcony, a much
lar^-: ntii f ai hitectural casts will be in
stall, i in :' .!■•!" -i.-i! order, beginning with
th« ■ i • ; with the Renals
saji' • Tl tion :- thus arranged not only
for t ' ■ ' ; ire of the t eople,
but f tits ol art as welt
T' ■ . ■ i I »orlc In
ehara< • . • nd 5 llnth«i
bent- ith tl.< ■ • . om posed ol reproduc
tion.') ■: •'• 1 rthen n frieze, placed at the
hri*;!: 1 : tl • In this hall .ir. assem
bled if i-i many of the mast< rpl< ■ • -
of <;;■• . l: n and Egyptian statuary.
Th< :U of
■tat ie • ■ artli !• s found In the
eight) ■■ ■ nd ■■■ i • ntui • :■ •
of ti.' ■ ■ ' ; • . • • . ;
ati'l .-' . lal Mv
seun ' • Tl • • Ur ol
In.^t Itute, ■ hi •
per r:..i ;.■ i.l .. .■ tlon Of t ' ■ >'.:.■ •■ Art Gal
terii ! • •, • v. t a lar
bra- • • ' -i an vanes,
but am M inj of the
mosi • • i ■ • ; ■•• : o ■• • day, both Ameri
can ai an are reprcs* nted In thij col
Tin- ■ rth din I
department Hd in !!■•■ autumn
of 1690. Until that lime no annual ii I
exhibition had been ll * • - I <i In this country, al
though desultory contributions from European
artist:; appeared In several <>f tin- American ex
hibitions it may 1»- said, theref< re, that the
Carnegie Institute established tin- first interna- j
ttonai •\t it.it inn In America. Tin- prize winners
bb tins >■. ar*s exhibition axe pubttahed herewith.
BALCONY OF MAIN ENTRANCE TO ART MUSEUM.
Showing J. W. Alexander's Decorations, Illustrating "The Spirit of Pittsburg.-
NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, SUJSDAY, APRIL 14, 1907.
Ono of trie mort noteworthy features of th«
building li its marble work, the eontrai t for
marble representing an outlay of (750,000. Rare
marbles from the remote regions of the world
f<;iv<- entered Into the construction of the build-
IriK. The foyer Is of green marble from trie
Tinos Islands. All the vestibules an- of Siena
marble, from Italy, while the famous PenteUe
marblo from Greece la used In the Ball of
Scu';«ture. The amok ; room Is of red Numitl
lan marble from Africa. The floors of the en
tire building an- of veined white marble from
Belgium and Norway.
BEADS 1 WIN, TAILS YOU LOBB.
"Some women." said John W. Gates— "not all
women, but some of them arc poor speculators,
"A young friend of mine has a pretty cousin.
li. was going to the races one day, and she
railed him up on the telephone and asked him to
put %l'> on Forest King for her.
"'Very well.' he said; Til do it if you'll pay
""Of court* I*ll pay you back, you horrid
thing!' exclaimed bis cousin.
" "All right,' said he. Tfuu didn't last time,'
"'oh, well.' said she, 'last time the horse
didn't win. you know.' "
IN SCULPTURE HALL.
WINNER OF SECOND PRIZE.
IVjrtrait ml Ptvfeaaor Laoiwo Miller.
Mk<Ui and ttiXXX P *"
BIRD'S- EYE VIEW OP CAJINEGIE INSTTTUTI SnCv
PRIZE WINKERS IN T
WINNER OF FIRST Pi
Th? Bath," by Gaston La Touche, Pan: