Title: American homes and gardens
Year: 1905 (1900s)
Subjects: Architecture, Domestic Landscape gardening
Publisher: New York : Munn and Co
Contributing Library: Smithsonian Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: Biodiversity Heritage Library
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ntimate character of hiswork. In strong contrast in subject and treatment isThe American Stoic by A. Stirling Calder,Director of Sculpture for the forthcomingPanama Exposition in San Francisco, repre- most in this very interesting line of endeavor. One of the most popular expressions forartistic skill, meeting with the appreciation ofthe art lover, is found in the numerous studiesof wild and domestic animals. There seemsto be born in the breast of almost everyAmerican the love of some one kind of animalor at least a keen appreciation of its wonder-ful poetry of motion. This is well exemplified in the small bronzeStalking Jaguars, by Anna Vaughan Hyatt.The subtle grace and power of the cat tribehas never been more graphically depicted thanin this little bronze, the placing of which ontop of a high book-case is obvious and mostdecorative. The Winter Group, by Miss Hyatt, is another example of what the American woman Copyright by Gutzon Borgiun is doing in sculpture. Since this group was
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senting a magnificent specimen of Indian man- Lincoln, a life-size bust, executed, typical as it is of our Western prairiehood, faithfully modeled and almost an exact °y Gutzon Borgiun blizzard, it has been exhibited widely through- portrait of an Indian of the type that is rapidly passing out the country and occupies an honored place in many ofaway. This figure, two and one half feet high, is especially its homes through the artistic treatment of a fine idea. suited for the decoration of the libraryor the living-room of a country house. If of the making of books there isno end, it may be equally said that thereis no end to the making of studies ofthe most picturesque figure in Americanhistory, Abraham Lincoln. Of the lat-est ones in life size is that illustrated,by Gutzon Borglum, a rugged and char-acteristic portrait. Almost every homehas a place for so splendid and forcefula work of art as this, which would bewell suited to a library, drawing-roomor living-room. Still another subj
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