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Title: International studio
Year: 1897 (1890s)
Subjects: Art Decoration and ornament
Publisher: New York
Contributing Library: Robarts – University of Toronto
Digitizing Sponsor: University of Toronto
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Thefirst step in art is conception blended with tempera-mental and genuine initiative. In my case thedelight in the simple and unconscious motif—often the lonely motif—is perhaps a result of myfar-away coast-survey life. The sea and sky arealways simple, and often dreamily poetical, as arecertain landscape motifs, with running and ripplingand reflecting water about, combining the enchant-ment of distance with the charm and mystery ofsurface reflections. In his early work he waschiefly concerned with clothed figures of childrenin the open air, later following with a series ofnudes, probably his most important being his/;/ Arcady, a study of nudes in a sunlit orchard,which was purchased by the French Governmentfor the Luxembourg. His later work entirelyconsists of marine subjects, the sea at nightappealing to his love for mystery and movement.His art has been widely appreciated, and few ofthe principal art galleries in Europe and Americaare without a Harrison. He is a member of the
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I EVENING AT CAMIERS 282 FROM THE PAINTING BY PARKE C. DOUGHERTY
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