Bianchina, Gustav Graef

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Europe some years ago, and has since served as a model for the Paris painters - the only Japanese model known, at least outside of Japan. Gustav Graef of Berlin is a widely known painter, who has been especially successful in female portraiture, and in those gentle and poetic ideal types of feminine beauty of which his "Bianchina," which is an idealized portrait of a Venetian girl, is a sterling illustration.

Rene-Joseph Gilbert, who is one of the foremost of the pupils of the late Alexandre Cabanel, was born in Paris, and is a thorough Parisian in his art. He is a

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