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A RT NEW
Edward S. Bruce Makes Bi
of Modem Art at Bou
Colors by A
By HENRY
EDWARD S. BRUCE makes a
modern art at the Bourgeois <
but dobtless everybody will i
pictures and all three are notable.
Central Park and In Florida. Not v
for the present.
The encouraging thing about his
his rivals of the new schools. They
la nothing so reviving to the spirit ;
thing. Particularly as this somebod
willing to try hard problems. Fumb!
much chance in the neighborhood of
One of these landscapes gives a
early morning with the mists arlslm
reflections In the lake. The Florida v
sky with a clump of tall palms spre
the evening breozea. The third canva
an enormous and gaunt tree compete)
and wins out. Or rather It Is the s
effect comes from the graduated tone
The ontlre exhibition Is success!
modern school as any of the collect!
Most of the exhibitors aro those win
the Bourgeois Gallery, but they see:
particularly exhilarating works for
a group of his beat silver points,
flowers. Emile Blanchard's faculty f<
not diminish, and all of his small
charm.
There is one very small ltom calli
of ronnded green hills that Is quite ]
a long fence winds Interminably
ncross the scene. The conscience with
which the artist has approached this
fence gets Its reward, for the spectator
follows all its long length, Inspecting
the places where the fence
has been mended, and still more
closely the places where It has not
been mended. This fence alone Indicates
a whole family history to the
discerning.
Georgts O'Keefe Is represented by
some still lifee. In fine color, and with
a peculiarly intense and most distinguished
realism. Oscar Rluemmer's
violent reds again appear, even in,
new scenes, but with continually increasing
decorative command. Vincent
Canada's and Jennings Tofel's
landscapes are also decorative. In
fact the decorative element is to the
fore throughout the rooms. Mr. Tofel
seems to gain in sureness without losing
any of his subtlety.
The sculptors are W. Lehmbruck,
Robert Laurent and Alfeo Faggi. Mr.
Faggi keeps the same qualified position
that he had. Some of his things
have real poetic promise and others
are depressing beyond words. His
mask of Robert Frost shows him at
his present best. The face is fine,
sensitive and poetically suggestive.
The "Dante" and the "R. E. Jones" are
pretentious and foolish. Mr. Faggl has
almost no technic to speak of and
hopes to Impress by spiritual force
alone. This is all very well, and sometimes
succeeds, but never unless the
artist be sincere. Fake spirituality is
unbearable.
Arthur Pope Shows
Charming Water Colors
The water colors by Arthur Pope,
now on view In the Ehrlch Galleries,
will be found agreeable by most people.
Most of them, done In a sabbatical
year's travel In Europe, Mr.
l*bpe being of the Fine Arts Division
of Harvard Unverslty. have been executed
from a purpocely restricted
palette, without, however, much restriction
to the artist's expression.
Mr. Pope Is perhaps more modest
tfcan he need be. He makes no pretentions
to bravura and shuns tricks
and ostentation. Nevertheless, he has
an eye for broad effects. Is sure In
composition, and generally he is quite
at ease. There Is at times a shade of
dryness, with crisp touches that give
almost an etching quality to the drawings
but the esthetics are sill there
And the water colors are such that
people of taste can take enduring
pleasure In them.
But New Yorkers of taste, it seems,
are not to be permitted to own them,
;?s all the collection Is to be taken back
to Boston. The attraction of the work
is Increased by the fact that Mr. Pope i
has lingered most before spots In ,
Rome and Paris that seem particularly
dear to Americans and he has
rendered them in a?well a gentle- ;
manly way. It also ought to be added
that he has a genuine feeling for the
medium of water color.
At the same time the Ehrtch Galleries
are showing a collection of
flower paintings In ells by American
artists. Among them are Interesting
decorative pieces by Carl Fprlnchorn,
Dorothea Lltzinger, Carle Blenner,
Kmll Oarlsen, Jane Peterson, Maurice
rromnBB, bugrnn speicner, our)
Rogers, Helen MacCarthy and Walter
Tlttls.
Andrew Dasburg's
Cubistic Picture
TThs Absence of Edith Dale." by
Andrew Dasburg, a cublstlo picture that
caused a considerable disturbance some
years ago when It was shown with
other modem pictures In an exhibition
sit the National Arts Club, suddenly reappeared
during the last week In the
show window of Lord & Taylor's. At
the National Arts Club there were two
pictures by Mr. Dasburg, "The Presence
ht" and "The Absence of " the
'lady's real name being then used Instead
of the "Edith Dale," under which
ilhe emerges brilliantly In the new novel
ty Carl Van Veohten.
The ahop window contalna many
copies of "Peter Whiffle," this new novel, '
and an anlarged reproduction of a page
In the hook In which the "Absence of
tfdlth Dale" Is mentioned. The "Edith
Dale" of rater Whiffle, who Is, alas, no
longer In New York, had the most faCtoils
salon, a few years ago, that New
ork ton "ver seen and received on her
"Wvenlngs" a most extraordinary me>
tinge of smart, clever and Uolshevlk
types. New York Is scarcely done talk-<
fhg of "Edith Dale's" salon yet and ;
most of the modern art developments
with whloh we have recently been
tdsssod are said to have originated on
Edith Dale's sofas.
TIM Passage In tha hook In regard to
ftfr. Disburr'n chef U'ayivre Is as fol
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illiant Debut in Exhibition
rgeois Gallery?Water
rthur Pope.
M'BRIDE.
brilliant debut In the exhibition of
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Liu*tv? J. ITUU lO UCi .>WUVU/ ftUUWU,
[now before long. He submits three
They show he has painted in our
ery biographical, but it must suffice
wort is the effect it will have upon
have been wilting of late, but there
as seeing somebody else doing somey
else is thorough, non-evasive and
ed, fatigued work is not apt to have
Mr. Bruce's clear visioned canvases,
glimpse across Central Park in the
g, tall flats In the distance and neat
lew has a deep blue Maxfield Parrlah
adlug their hotel corridor foliage to
.a takes you again to the park, whero
5 for tho honors with a skyscraper?
ky that wins out, since most of the
s back Btage.
ful and does ag much credit to tho
Ions that have been recently shown,
o have been already associated with
m to have, one and all, picked out
id is display. Joseph Stella sends
Including some lovely studies from
3r seeing landscape decoratlvely does
pictures havo naive but undeniable
Bd the "Mountain Road," with a viBta (
poetic, and in another, a snow scene, j
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lows, the dialogue occurring, of course,
at Edith Dale's:
" 'At this point, a little schoolmarm
type of person, with a sharp nose and
eyeglasses, rose and shrilly began to
complain.
" 'I am a mere lay woman. I don't
know a tiling about modern art. I've
been trying to learn something for Ave
years. In the effort I have attended
all the meetings like this that I could
In Paris, New York and London. There's
always a lot of talk, but nothing Is
over clear. Now I'd llko to know II
there Isn't some explanation of modern
? w an vAjjiaiiaiiuii ui&l a mere iuy i
woman could understand.'
'There was & ripple of amused laugh-'
ter among the young artists and & rapid '
exchange of glances, but not one of
them arose. Instead a rather massive I
female, utterly unknown to me, with as
many rows cf gold braid across herj
chest as a French Academician, a porter :
at the Credit Lyonnats or a soldier In |
the army of the Prince of Monaco,
stood on her feet.
"What, exactly, would you like to'
know?" she asked In a voice In which j
authority and confidence were equal'
elements.
"I'd like to know everything, but I'd
bo satisfied with anything. What, for
instance, is the meaning of that picture?"
She pointed to Andrew Dasburg's "The
Absence of Edith Dale," a cubistic contribution
to aesthetic production In several
planes and the colors of red, yellow
and blue.
The tnasslve lady began with some
hesitation. Her confidence had not deserted
her, but she seemed to be searching
for the precise words.
"Well," she said, "that picture le the
lclnd of picture that grlves pleasure to
the kind of people who like that kind
of picture. The arrangement of planes
and colors Is very satisfying. Perhaps
I could explain It to you In terms of
music. Do you understand the terminology
of music?"
"Not at all," snapped the little
woman with the eyeglasses.
The massive lady seemed gratified and
continued: "In that case, you may have
difficulty In following me, but If you
tako the first and second themes of a
sonata, their statement, the development
ni> wnrtflnot Ai?t oanfl/tn fka eaoanHtilj.
tlon. the coda?It has some relation to
the sonata form certainly, but?the artist
Is In the room, the artist who
painted the picture. Won't you explain
the picture, Mr. Dasburg?"
Andrew, very much amused, did not
take the trouble to rise.
"The picture Is there," he said. "You
can look at It." Then, after a pause, he
added: "Henry James says, "Woe In the
esthetic line, to any example that
requires the escort of a precept,' It Is
like a guest arriving to dine accompanied
by constables."
"Then," ?Rld the little lady solemnly,
"woe to that picture, woe to It, for It
certainly requires the escort of precept."
The entire art world, no doubt, will
feel obl'ged to talk about "Peter Whiffle*'
because of Its faithful, almost
phonographic, record of the doings at
ICdlth Dale's. The entire art world
buzzed at the time that these proceedings
were proceeding, and this record is
vivid enough to have all of the old instigation.
The book is remarkable, too,
for several other reasons, one of them
being that It marks the entrance of modern
a-t Into American literature.
The writers of the day have shown
an extraordinary fear of committing
themselves upon questions of art or
music and when they have desired to
put forward an appearance of culture
have been obliged to limit themselves
to quotations from the poets. Culture
Is not exclusively literary, however, and
Carl Van Vechten's witty and authoritative
allusions to painting and music may
Incite some of his contemporaries to
Imitations.
Black and White's
At Wanamaket's
The Delmalson Gallery at WanamAker's
contains a fine showing of
American drawings In black and white
Drawings. It seems unnecessary to say.
are Insufficiently sought for In America,
and exhibitions like the present one,
full of wit charm and ortgln&tity, will
go a long way toward establishing the
cult.
a ne arnwmgs nnve i>een cnosen wlt.n :
a liberal spirit and emphasis Is not la'd :
upon any particular school, but all have j
the directness and Intimacy of first l*n- J
pre unions. Tn such a collection flfuro ,
drawings stand out and are apt to got
mora attention from the spectators than i
the landscape studies, but as It hap- j
pens one of the most distinguished draw- |
Inns of the lot, although quiet In man- j
ner. Is "The Dake," by Abram Walku- ;
wits. This Is a work of great simplicity
and In quality It Is lovely Preston
P'.cklnson also particularly ?l's
tlngulshes himself with seme black and
whites In a peculiar but effective staccato.
His etudy of the "Hlfli Bridge
dominates all the drawings In It*
neighborhood.
Jules Paacln Is represented by two
of hts strange, masterly nudes, and
George Bellows submits some vigorous
and direct studies from the living model.
Joseph Lienhsrd. a new name. Is signed
to two clever drawings', "Joseph and
His Brothers" and "Battle With Horsemen."
The latter has such nervous Intensity
thnf. It might be rnlstaVen ',y
the hasty for a Delacroix. A beautiful
landscape study .la by Glmlnska. rhjr'hmic
and well composed.
"On the Htage." |y Man Ray. Is a
fine, free composition in the new man
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george luks at natioi
pointers* knoedler <
ner; Paul Thevenaz Is represented by a
graceful drawing of dancing figures;
Rockwell Kent sends a characteristic
"WasherwomanWalt Iiuhn send3 a
fine figure study ; Edmund Duffy satirises
the "Execution of DandruGeorge
Of has portraltlzcd himself, and very
well; and there arc spirited compositions
by William Gropper, Pop Hart,
John Held, Jr., William Hogarth, Jr.
Tasuo Kunlvoshl, Gaston Dachalse.
Reginald Marsh, Charles Sheeler, J.
Garcia-Torres, William Yarrow and
Arthur R Davles.
Artists Contribute
To the Street Fair
The Street Fair for the benefit of the '
Association for the Aid of Crippled i
Children, which Is to occur May 16-19. j
on Park avenue. Is to have an lmprea- I
slve gallery of paintings as one of Its
prime features. The pictures have been
given by many of the leading artists In
the city, and comprise In all Instances, :
highly characteristic works.
Among them are a small landscape,
the first study for the prize winning
landscape of the academy this year, by
Gardner Symons: charming landscapes
by C. H. Davis. Paul Cornoyer and John
Folinsbee; a brightly colored and clever j
wood Interior In water color by Howard
Giles; some etchings by F. W. Benson
and a lithograph of a scene In a park, byGeorge
Bellows; landscapes by Jules
Guerln, W. R. Derrick and Ben Foster: j
a dancer by Arthur Crisp and an j
Arabian scone by Iaiuis Tiffany; a study i
of a girl by DeWltt Dockman; a brightly
colored and clever flower decoration by
Dorothea Lltzlnger: a drawing of a
chateau liy Ernest Pelxotto, and landscapes
by Miss Blondclle Malone, Alexander
Bower and William Kline.
Bids are to be received on thesA pictures
during the courso of the Street |
Balr, the highest offer taking the picture.
Most of the landscapes are of the
size found most desirable In house decoration.
Notes and Activities
In the World of Art
Th? Joseph Brummer Galleries are
given up to an exhibition ot oils water
colors and drawings of Gus Mager. Mr.
Mager has a curious talent, which is
undeniable but slow to make Its way.
For one thing Mr. Mager makes no
concessions to the public. There he Is
right. It is for th.3 puollc to coma to the
painter, not for tho painter to try propitiating
clients.
He has exhibited for a number of
years, always In the events that had a
radical or progressive tinge. Mr. Mager
has always bo?n welcome In these exhibitions.
and has been commended
more times than not. Still, he has seldom
aroused violent (alk. This Is because,
no doubt, there la nothing violently
new or challenging in his style.
11 iius njur?j in ?jui.iiiiuii wivn viia.i ui mo
Frenchman. Vlamlnck, than any one
else.
The one called "Snnd Brook Gate"
could pass as a Vlamlnck If only It had
the lucid clearness of light that Vlamlnck
gets. But generally Mr. Maget
Is personal enough. One of lils landscapes,
a small one which the artist has
dedicated to his mother, is delightful In
richness of color and In decorative
Quality. The exhibition as a whoLs Is
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very well worth while. It places Mr.
Mager definitely before the public, and
most likely will enable the urtlst hims.elf
to tot up stock and make some new
valuations.
The Kraushaar Galleries are showing
tho new oils by Salvatore Anthony Guarlno.
Mr. Guarlno will be remembered
for his monotypes previously shown and
which had much dashing dexterity He
has been, it seems, to Rome, and the
oils are the result. He paints with a
great deal of unctlous delight In tho
medium, loading on the paint, and loving
rl^kn.o. nvalnat rlfhlWEt Tt
Is a. pleasure to see again the Tiber,
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The Prodigal. S<
Courtesy qft/fo wanamakef
BelM
"swift and dirty as history." and Mr.
Ouarlno In his view of the stream with
the Castel Sant Angelo Is bold and direct
in h:s statements. It has all the air of
having been done upon the spot. The
Villa Frascatl provides a romantic background
for a meeting In the moonlight,
tho scene being laid some time back,
since the lady arrives In a sedan elialr.
There are scenes also In the Villa d'Kato,
the Villa Tortonla, tho Villa Uorghesc,
and a stirring dash of the Royal Horse
Guards across the Piazza Popolo.
At Macbeth's they have work by three
men on view,' Frederick C. Frleseke,
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, SUNDAY, MAY 14,
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Hayley Lever, and Malcolm Parcel!. The
first two occupy a gallery Jointly, without
too marked a clash of style. Mr.
Lever, who Is already well known here
for large paintings of tho sea as seen
| from St. Ives. England, Is proven by this
| exhibition to be better In works of small
dimensions. He likes to wield a hefty
brush, a la Vincent Van Gogh, but aU
the same ho loses himself better In the
j smaller things. The view "From West
j Gloucester" has much feeling In it and
: no empty painting at all. The "St.
' Michaels, Maryland," the "Hunter," and
tho "Lower New York" are also successful.
Mr. rrleseke'B work still remains
disturbingly reminiscent. His young
woman In a "Blue Kimono" looks at herself
in the mirror in the time-honored
way, but to make such a "worked"
theme pass there must be a prodigious
amount of virtuosity.
His studies of children are attractive;
but there again they would be more Attractive
if we had not seen previously
tho Mary Cassatta that they resemble.
Mr. Parcell is having a one-man show
for the tirst time and Is meeting with
popular appreciation. As why should
he not. since he paints satyrs swinging
nymphs, the said nymphs being draped
slightly with the fashionable gauze of
the moment?
Dr. James P. Haney, director of Industrial
art in tho New York city
schools, will address a meeting in the
fourth floor gallery of the Newark
i Museum to-morrow evening on "The
Need of an Industrial Art Museum."
| Other speakers will be John Sloan,!
president of the Society of Independent.
' Artists; Trygve Hammer, sculptor;
Chester R. Hoag, president of the 1
Newark Museum Association; Hugo B. I
Froehllch, director of the Fawcett j
School of Industrial Art; John Cotton;
uana, director or the Newark Museum, i
| and a South American Importer.
! Dr. llancy will illustrate his talk with ,
j reference to the work of German j
craftsmen shown In the exhibition of!
the Deutscher Werlcbund. now In the '
Newark Museum. He believes that we
need more industrial art schools, and1
especially need an Industrial art rnu- i
seum. If we are to meet the competi- |
. tion of other countries In the artcraft
markets of the world.
"We need," he says, "to tako a leaf
from Germany's book, for she has gone :
further than any other country In en- I
I couraglng schools in industrial art cen!
ters and In establishing museums where I
industrial art exhibitions are collected ]
and arranged for travel, both at home
and abroad. It is not always the cheapest
article that wins, the best made
and best designed usually has the advantage.
We need better design and
more encouragement of better artcraft
production If wo are to match wits
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with European countries In tho markets
of tho world."
One senses the difference between
paintlnKS of tho American school end
those of Europe without being able to
explain It adequately says Charles B.
Henschol of M. Knoedler & Co. A
national characteristic of line and color
has somehow developed and to say
that It 1b purely Imitative of our forerunners
Is to beg the question and
contradict facta.
"An American painting can usually
be told at a glance, but It is difficult
to say how," observes Mr. HenscheU
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1922.
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j "'The early school of Americans and
the style of Homer D. Martin were to
a certain extent Influenced by if*
B&rblson painters. Wlnslow Homer
was an individualist. In whom others'
influence was not felt. Like the pronouncedly
original Dewing he might
have been able to say what governed
his conceptions, but It Is doubtful.
"The Nineteenth Century French
school and the Impressionists have constituted
the greatest Influence on the
art of this country. Considering'the
large number of American artists who
have not been abroad, we may assume
that pictures brought here have acted
aa powerful agents In developing taste
engagements a
Continued from Flrat Page.
Special train# will bring the guests
from town.
At Soslego, the home of her grandmother.
Mrs. Daniel Lord. In Lawrence.
L. I., on Juno 10, Miss Silvia Lord Seymour,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Orlgen
S. Seymour, will be married to Mr.
Damall Wallace, son of the late
Thomas Bates Wallace. Ouests will go
from New York by special train.
The marriage of Miss Mary Sowell,
daughter of the Rev. Dr. and Mrs.
Charles Sewell of Wiscusset. Me., to
Mr. Rawe B. Metcalf, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Manton B. Metcalf of 375 Park
avenue, end Orange. N. J., will take
place on June 29 at the home of her
parents. It will take place a few days
aft,er Mr. Motcalf's graduation from
Harvard. This will be the second weri
ding within a year In the Metcalf family.
Mr. Manton B. Metcalf, Jr., was
married January 4 to Miss Isabella G.
Goff, daughter of Mrs. Ernest A. Smith.
Miss Sewelt is at present visiting Mr.
and Mrs. Metcalf at their country
home. Elm Wynd, Orange, N. J.
Miss Blanca Mary Eyre, daughter of
Mrs. John Eyre of Orange, N. J., will |
be married to Mr. Thomas Denntson,
Grinnell, con of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest
Grinnell of Boston, on Juno 3 at the
home of her mother. This will bo the
second wedding in the Eyre-Grlnnell
families In less than a year. Mlsa
Eyre's sister, Miss Kathleen Eyre, wau |
married last autumn to Mr. William
Grinnell, a brother of Mr. Thomas IX
Grinnell. Miss Gladys Eyre, another ;
sister, will be maid of honor, and the!
bridesmaids will be the Misses Alicei
Lake, Margaret Van Nostrand and Lor-;
raine Borroughs. Mr. Flint Grinnell
will be his brother's best man.
Several Interesting weddings wlUj
take place In town this month, one of
the most Important being that of Miss '
Beatrice Sackett, daughter of Mr. and ;
Mrs. Charles A. Sackett of 247 Fifth
avenue. She will be married on Thurs- j
day afternoon to Mr. Alfred Purdy'
Hodgman In the Old First Presbyterian |
Church, Fifth avenue and Second j
street. The ceremony will be followed j
by a reception at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Sackett. Miss Eleanor Sackett will
be her sister's tnahl of honor, and the
other attendants will be Mrs. George B.
Hodgman, Jr., sister-in-law of the
bridegroom: Miss Katherlne Hurd, Miss
Hiiida fox ana miss uoromy Moagman.
Mr. Hodgmnn, who is a son of Mr.
nnd Mrs. George Barker Hodgman of
399 Park avenue, will have Mr. Alexander
C. Neave for his best man. H!?
ushers will be the Mo?srs. R- McAllister
Lloyd. Jr., P. Thayer Hobson, Guy
Richards, Barclay Robinson, S. Theodore I
Hodgman, Jr., and George B. Holgman,
Jr.
Invitations have been received here for
the marriage of Miss Elizabeth Brocklc,
daughter of Mrs. William G. Warden, to
Mr. Richardson Dllworth, second son of
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph R. Dllworth of this
city and Southampton. L. I., which will
take place on Saturday morning In St.
Luke's Church, Germantown, Pa. The
ceremony will be followed by a reception
and breakfast at Red Gate, the home ol
the bride's stepfather and mother.
Miss Brockio will have her sister, Mra
John H. Mason, Jr., for her matron of
honor, and her bridesmaids will be the
Misses Elisabeth Thompson, Alexandra
Dolsn and Peggy Thayer.
Mr. Dewees W. Dllworth will be his
brother's beat man and serving ushers
will be the Messrs. Thomas Hitchcock,
Jr., Edward H. Van Ingen, Goodhue Llv
Ingston, Jr., John Murray Mitchell, Joseph
Harrlman, Jr., Charles F. Clarke
Lawrence Foster. Thomas Peck. John H
French. Jr.. Reginald B. Taylor. Robert
Carson. Charles F. Havemeyer ana
Thomas Morrison Carnegie, Jr.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank L. Fuller of 875
Fark avenue have announced the engagement
of their daughter, Miss Catherine
Arnold Fuller, to Mr. Henry
Cowles Merrltt, Jr., of this city. Mlii
Fuller Is a graduate of the Shipley
School at Bryn Mawr, and during the
war took an active part In relief work.
She will socn leave for Europe with
her mother.
Mr. Merrltt attended Princeton as a
member of the class of 1916. He served
as Captain with the Thirty-eighth Infantry.
Third Division and was awarded
the Distinguished Service Cross, Legtoa
de Honneur, and Croix de Guerre. He
Is In the banking business, associated
with Dillon, Head A Co.
Announcement has been made by Mr.
and Mrs. Stephen Hegeman Voorhees of
Plalnfteld, N. J., of the engagement of
their daughter, Mlas Helen Voorhees, to
u? tf?nrtoll Hrnwn tnn of
Mrs. Frederick Brown and the late Dr.
Brown of PhllS/delphla. Mr. Brown
served an a Lieutenant In the Engineer
Corps of the Twenty-eighth Division
during the war.
Mr. and Mrs. Ballard McCall of Oar*
den City, L. I., have announced the engagement
of their daughter, Miss Marlon
Josephine McCall, to Mr. C. M. ConVerse.
son of Mrs. A. 8olomon Converse.
Mt.?s McCall is a graduate of Marymount
School at Tarrytown, and is a
granddaughter of the late John A. Mc?
Call, president of the New Tork Ufa
Insurance Company.
Mr. Converse was educated abroad
and has lately entered business in New
Tork. He is a grandson of the lata
E. C. Converse, banker. Tha wedding
will take place in December, and afterward
the couple will go abroad for four
month*.
Col. and Mrs. Herbert Russell Laird of
Wllllamsport, Pa., have announced tha
engagement of their daughter. Miss Ellen
Churchill Laird, to Mr. Clifford Sher- (
wood Bailey, son of the late Mr. and
Mrs. Edward H. Bailey of this citjr. Mr.
Bailey was graduated from Cornell In
1918. ,
Announcement ha* been made by Mr. ]
and Mrs. John Laurence Carroll of Newark,
N. J., of the engagement of their
daughter. Miss Janet LArratne Carroll,
to Mr. William Beard Merrall, rod of <
the lata William B. Merrall and Mra
Merrall of this city. The wedding will <
take place In the autumn.
On May 27, In St. Peter's Church 1
Morrtstown, N. J., Mlaa Harriet Evans ]
(Tramp, daughter of Mr. Walter S.
Cramp, will become the bride of Mr. '
Henry William Ford, son of Mr. ard
Mrs. H. Ward Ford. A reception will
follow the ceremony at Twin Oaks, the i
home of Mra. Benjamin F. Evans, grand
mother of the bride.
Miss Cramp will be attended by Mra I
John Le ltoy Olover, Mra. Livingston '
Parson*. Mrs. Bartow Read and Miss 1
5 STRIKIN
and atyle of treatment."
"The growth of public Interest In fine
art works la remarkable and exceedingly
encouraging," adds Mr. Henachel. "The
increase In attendance at museums and
galleries, the opening of new museums
In the West and the activity in the entire
art field continue to brighten the
prospects for a notable fall season."
"Twenty years ago there were only
one or two Rembrandts at the Metropolitan,
while to-day there are probably
twenty-five," he continued. "It was
barely three generations ago when an
American picture brought nothing. Now
collectors of home products are legion.
Wlnslow Homers are selling for ten
nd Wedding PL
Lois Williams of New York, Mlsa Marion
White of Syracuse and Miss Alice Scully
of Plttaburgh.
Mr. Yell W. Foster, Jr., of Now York
will be tho best man, and the ushers
will be the Messrs. Arklay King, John
Le Roy Olover, Edward T H. Talmage,
Jr.; Richard Farrell and Jesse Hoyt, all
of New York; C. Jared Ingeraoll and
James Go wen of Philadelphia; Thomas
Milliard and William Schoen of Pittsburgh
; Paul Hills of Auburn and John
Humphreys of Boston.
The wedding of Miss Margaret TomUnson,
daughter of Mrs. Abla Allen Tomlinson
of 1 Lexington avenue, to Mr. Martin
Butler Gentry of Santiago, Chile,
will take placo on May 2-J at the home
of her cousins, Mr. and Mrs. Frank H.
Davol, Jr., 115 Remsen street, Brooklyn.
The engagement of Miss Tomllnson
to Mr. Gentry was announced a few days
ago by her mother. Miss Totnllnson, who
Is a sister of Mrs. Hilary Herbert Mlcou.
Is a member of tho Junior League.
Mr. Gentry Is- a son of Mrs. Richard
Gentry of Kansas City, Mo. He was
graduated from Yale In 1808 and later
from the School of Mines, Columbia University.
He Is a mining engineer and
makes his home in South America.
Miss Kathleen Fitaslmmons. daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. John Fitaslmmons, will
morplurt tn Mr. Theodnro E. Jack on
Tuesday cnornlng In tlio Church of St.
Ignatius Loyola, Park avenuo and Eighty-fourth
street. Miss Fltzsimmons is a
niece of the late Mgr. do Martinez of
Trinidad. She will be attended by her
sister. Miss Gertrude Fltzsimmons, and
her brother, Mr. Edward Fltzslmmons,
will be best man.
Miss Katherlno Schermerhorn Oliver,
daughter of Mrs. M. Schermerhorn Oliver
of Orange, N. J., will be married to Mr.
Hudolph Stanley-Brown, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Joseph Stanley-Brown of Kew Oardons,
L. I., on June 6. Mr. StanleyBrown,
who now makes his homo In
Cleveland, where he has business interests,
Is a grandson of the late President
Garfield. His sister, Miss Kuth StanleyBrown,
wa3 married In March to Mr.
Herbert Fels In the Garfield family home
In Mentor, Ohio, in the same room In
which her parents were married In 1888.
Mr. and Mrs. James A. Garfield now
occupy the family home, and Miss Oliver
enly recently returned from a visit to
them.
June 1 Is the date chosen by Miss
Helen L. Demarest for her marriage to
Mr. Bonald B. Kelsey, son of Mr. Frederick
W. Kelsey. Miss Dcmarest la the
daughter of Mrs. Daniel Demarest of
Montclalr. N. J. She was graduated
from the Westover School, Mlddlebury,
arid from the Finch School, this city.
Mr. Kelsey la a graduate of the Sheffield
Scientific School, Yale University, class
1912, and during the war served overseas
as a Lieutenant.
The wedding of Miss Viola Stearn,
daughter of Mr. and Mjs. Herman
Stearn of 135 West Seventy-ninth street,
to Mr. Irving M. Cashman, will take
place on June 7 at the Rltz-Carlton.
Mrs. William B. Spader of Morrlstown.
N. J., has announced the engagement of
her daughter, Miss Helen Spader, to
BIgelow Watts, son of the late Lieutenant-Commander
and Mrs. Watts of Morrlstown.
The wedding will take place
early In the fall.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Sllmmon of East
Orange, N. J., have announced the engagement
of their daughter. Miss Jar.et
Hastings Sllmmon, to Mr. James Lawgon
Nenbitt. Mias Sllmmon was graduated
from Mies Beard's School In Orange.
Mr. Nesbltt was graduated from Harvard
In the law echool in 1911 and Is
now practicing law In this city. No date
has been set for the wedding.
The wedding of Mies Helen Luci'.e
Fish to Mr. Shaw Lovett of Great Neck,
L. I., will take place In June In Los
Angeles, Cal., where Mr. Lovett now
makes his home. Their engagement was
announced a few days ago by (Miss Fish's
mother, Mrs. William Fish, Jr., of 203
Riverside Drive. Owing to the recent
death of the bride's father the wedding |
will be small and quiet. Mr. Lovett Is
the son of Mrs. John S. Robertson of
Great Neck, L. I.
_
Miss Frances Jordan, daughter of Mra
Joseph Volney Jordan of Newburgh,
N. Y.. was married Wednesday morning
to Robert Maurice Preston of Chicago In
the chantry of St. Thomas's Church.
The Rev. E. Vicars Stevenson, rector of
Grace Church, Plainfleid, N. J., performed
tho ceremony, which war followed
by a reception and breakfast at
the Hotel St. Regis.
The bride was attended by her sister,
Mrs. S. Carlisle Goodrich of Newburgh,
and Mr. James Fearon Brown of New
York acted as best man. The uehers
were S. Carllslo Goodrich and John H.
Ahrens.
After their honeymoon Mr. and Mr*
Preston will live In Chicago.
In Our Lady of Mercy Church, New
York, last Wednesday morning Miss
Anna Marie Ryan, daughte* of Mr. and
Mrs. Jamos P. Ryan of this city, was
married to Mr. John B. Dolnn. Jr. Miss
lTuth Hita Ryan was her sleter'c maid of
honor and George F. Dolan, brother of
the bridegroom, wan bent man. The
flower glrle were: Dorothy Bragg,
Mary Dolan, Edith Gleason and Sfnybelle
Ktngsley; and Messra George T. Pya,
l^ewle P. Mooro, Ha:Ty O. Brags and
Jack Ford were tho tiehera.
The bride Is a graduate of Our Lady of
Lourdes Academy and the bridegroom
oorvod overseas In the A. E. F. They
will be at Hot Springs, Va.. for several
weeks.
Although the exaot date lias not been
set. the marriage of Miss Margaret McClure,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John
MoClure of 108 Weat Eleventh stroeit, to
Mr. Ormonde de Kay of this city will
take place next month. Their engagement
was announced last week by her
parents. Miss McClure was graduated
last year from Mies Porter's School In
Karmlngton, Conn. She Is a nleoe of
Mr. S. S. McClure.
Mr. do Kay. who la ths youngost son
at Mr. and Mrs. Charles de Kay of 413 |
West Twenty-third street. Is a student I
it Columbia. He Is a brother of Lieut
Rodman de Kay. U. Sf. N., who will
marry Miss Ann W'cke* Craven, daughter
of Capt. and Mrs. Thomaa T. Crayon,
In Jamestown. R. I., on June 10.
Mr. Ormonde de Kay will eorve his
brother as best man on that occasion. ,
Another .Interesting engagement an- I
aounced last week la that of Atlas Gladys
Cor let te Armstrong, daughter of the :
ate Mr. and Mrs. Charles P. Armstrong,
to Mr. Lawrence P. Rosslter, son of Mr.
md Mrs. Edward L. Rosslter of Alatone,
Held Point, roil. Greenwich. The aa
G WORKS j
i ~ 1
and twenty times what they used to
Mr. Henschol Is of the opinion that
good art subsists, despite our living ta
an ape of machinery. "Great artists
usually like to stay In the country," ?i?
reminds us. "and they become jfr*at
because they paint what really Interest*
them. Rembrandt, unable to get orders.
went out Into the ghetto and found
some waif or wanderer to pose for hlib.
To-day some unprepossessing subject
pays an artist a few thousand dollars
nnd orders him to paint. This Is not
conducive to good art. It was Sargent's
realization of this that caused ' i
him to refuse to contlnve portraits."
ans Announced 1
nouncement was made by Ml?3 Armstrong's
grandmother. Mrs. Charles P.
Armstrong of Seven Gables, Bellehaven,
Greenwich, Conn., with whom she has
made her home since the death of her
parents several years ago. Miss Armstrong
Is a graduate of Miss Master'..
School at Dobba Fery and Is a membeof
the Junior League. She Is a niece of j|
Mr. Frederick S. Armstrong of 400 Pari;
avenue and of Mr. Lorenzo D. Armstrong
of Riverside, Conn. Mr. Rossltet
Is a brother of Mrs. Raymond D. Daly
wno Derore ner marriage on April 1''
was Miss Dorothy Roiftlter. Miss Armstrong
was maid of honor at the wedding.
Mr. Rosslter Is a graduate o'
Yalo. class of 1917, and during the wav
served as a Lieutenant lu the 812t.;
Field Artillery. A. E. F. He la associated
with the Guaranty Trust Company.
His father Is treasurer of the New York
Central Railroad. The wedding will
probably take place in the autumn.
Miss Prlscllla Alden Bartlett and Mr.
Alexander I. Henderson, whose engagement
has Just been announced, will be
married next month. Miss Bartlett Is
a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Philip
Golden Bartlett of 30 East Fifty-third
street. She was graduated from Mies
Chapln's Schol and la a member of the
Junior League.
Mr. Henderson Is the son of Mr. and
Mrs. Edward Calms Henderson of this
city. He was graduated from Harvard
In 1913 and took a special course at
Cambridge University, England. During
the war he served as Captain In the
Seventh Field Artillery, First Division.
He lo a member of the University and
other clubs of this city, and Is now practicing
law In New York.
Mr. and Mrs. James Gregory of 145
East Fifty-second street have announced
the engagement of their daughter, Mlsn
Janet A. Gregory to Mr. Robertson L.
Cleveland, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Wray
Cleveland of 701 Madison avenue. Miss
Gregory Is a graduate of the Spence
School, and a member of the Junior
League.
Mr. Cleveland Is a graduate of Princeton,
class 1916. He Is a brother of Miss
Marjorle Cleveland. No date has bee*
set for tho wedding.
From Boston comes tho announcement
of the engagement of Miss Harriot Kimhardt,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. GeorgeE.
Kunhardt of North Andover, Mass,
to Mr. Felix Whitman Knauth, son ol
Mrs. Pcrcival Knauth of this city. Mlse
Kunhardt Is a gradua-to of Westover
School, and Is a member of the 191-1
Sewing Class and the Junior League.
Mr. Knauth was graduated from Harvard
In 1918. Ho served In the 101 si
Field Artillery In Franco. No date ha.been
set for the wedding.
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GALLERY
PAINTINGS
?
by
F. C. Frieseke
Hayley Lever
Malcolm Parcell
T'ntil May COth
450 Fifth Avenue
ct Fortieth Strttl
HOWARD YOUNG
GALLERIES
EXHIBITION OF
PAINTINGS
by
AMERICAN
ARTISTS
620 FIFTH AVENUE
Philip SUVAL
Larftit and bail collection of
Mezzotint* end Etching*,
Painting* Restored.
346 MADISON AVE.
Mwm. e?u> and cstb HU.. H. V.
D. B. Butler & Co*
Etching*, Mezzotints in Color by
Notid Etcher* and Engraver*
Frame*
601 Madison Ave. (57 St.)
Seventh Eclectic Exhibition
Through Mtjr
45 West 44th Street.
Sale of PAINTINGS]
TO-MORROW and All Week
Amrrt'-nn nnd ForHgn Artl?ta
Behanck?Catlla ? Waugii ? MrkJord?
Van Bo*k?rek?Eaton i- never .il other*
CALO ART GALLERIES
128 Wert 49th St. ttfZtf'ZX
Exhibition of PASTELS by
HENRY DAVENPORT
UNTIL MAY *7.
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19 Eaat 49th Street.

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