Louis August Albert Paul, Harem Fruits and Flowers

of France, and in many of the best American collections. The "Rebecca" is one of his pictures purchased by the Government. Landelle was repeatedly medalled from 1842 down, and in 1855 was received into the Legion of Honor for his picture "The Virgin Resting," which now hangs in the Louvre.

Of all the legends of classic antiquity that of Orpheus is, perhaps, the most contradictory. The painter in this instance has adopted the most popular version. According to it, the son of Apollo and Calliope, having been struck dead by a thunderbolt hurled by Zeus, as a punishment for revealing the divine mysteries,

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