Puvis De Chavannes: With a Biographical Critical Study (Classic Reprint)

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V111the then illustrious master and the humble writer on art, who, from his earliest years, had had the most fervent admiration for him. We were already friends - if such a word can properly be used to describe a relation ship between men oi such unequal ages and quality when we met.

One needs to have participated in those jovial gatherings in which for several years painters, sculptors, musicians, and men of letters met every month under his chairman ship-one needs to have seen him in his genial good humour and good fellowship, tempered always with his sound common sense, to understand how he has been caricatured in the pen-portraits of the long-haired esthetes and nee-mystics, the scullions let loose from the kitchens of Montsalvat, which appeared during the last years of his life. Without attempting any analysis of his work, which will be amply set before the reader in M. Jean Laran's notes, I would like to show in a few words how his work really belongs to the greatest French traditions, how, logically, it came at its appointed hour, and how we Frenchmen found in it and championed our Ideal against the stifling formulae of the academies, and the naturalists who denied it, and the perverts and charlatans who profaned it.

The mere mention of the word Ideal seems to upset certain minds. It has been so horribly abused aestheti cally, it has been burdened with meanings so widely diverse in the jargon of the schools, that it can only be used with extreme caution. As a matter of fact all art, by its very existence, is ideal, since it can only exist by the intervention of man following a directing and organizing idea. The simplest still-life study may contain'

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