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   Church Weekly (Newspaper) - March 5, 1897, London, Middlesex                                Vol. II. No. 10.    ^registered atj      FEIDAY,  MAECH 5th,  1897.      [helper]  ONE PENNY. SPECIAL  NOTICE TO THE J J SUBSCRIBERS OF THE "CHURCH WEEKLY. A Gift of Six Beautiful Engravings for our Readers. Published Prioe, �7  7s. Arrangements have been made with the NATIONAL ART SOCIETY, of io, Lancaster Place, Strand, London, W.C., to publish Two more Series of Engravings-One Series of MURILLO'S WORKS, and One Series of Sir EDWIN LANDSEER'S-and to present them to Subscribers of " The Church Weekly," at the low price of 2s. 6d. each, or 5s. for any three, to cover the cost of copyright charges, packing, case, carriage, and other expenses. After MURILLO. r. 2. 4LA VEIRGE AU ROSAIRE.' Murillo This beautiful conception of Murillo represents the Virgin and Child, supported by Angels. The original painting is in the Dulwich Gallery, and the engraving was executed by BOBERT GRAVES, A.R.A,   Published at One Guinea. 4THE GOOD SHEPHERD.' Murillo The touching simplicity of this great work and the homely and yet sacred nature of the feelings to which It appeals, appear almost to render any description unnecessary. In the foreground the Saviour, clad in the simple garb of a shepherd, is seen leading back to the distant fold those that have strayed. His right hand, conferring strength and hope by its gentle touch, rests for a moment on the head of one of the flock, while on the left another lies worn out, but lifting towards the Master an appealing, trustful gaze. The beautiful, boylike face of the Saviour Shepherd is turned towards heaven, and the light on that face is marvellous indeed. It is well known that Murillo made it one of the great studies of his life to fix on canvas beautifui boy-faces, copying them at first with the accuracy peculiar to his school from the types seen in the market-places of his native land of Spain. Public and private galleries have many of these, but the face of the boy-shepherd with its heavenly expression, yet tender human grace is unsurpassed. The engraving is by the late ROBERT GRAVES, A.R. A., and the style is all that could be desired. The original picture is in the possession of Baron Mayer de Rothschild, M.P.   Published at One Guinea. 4 THE HOLY FAMILY.' Murillo This magnificent picture is one of the chef d'ceuvres of our National Gallery, and must be well known to most of our readers. The youthful Saviour, with the Virgin seated on the right, and Joseph kneeling on the left, is represented standing on the base of a ruined column; the Holy Spirit is descending upon Him from above, where the Father is supported by Angels.   This fine engraving is by A. BRIDOUX.   Published at Two Guineas. SECOND   SERIES. After LANDSEER. 4HIGH LIFE.' This beautiful picture is well known to all lovers of art surrounded by all the accessories of his class. Gallery, and was engraved by C. C. HOLYER. 5. 'LOW LIFE.' Landseer It represents a staghound The original painting is in the National Published at One Guinea. Landseer The painting C. HOLYER. Landseer Represents a bull-dog, and is an admirable companion picture to No. 4. is also in our National Gallery, and has been beautifully engraved by C. Published at One Guinea. 6. 4 DIGNITY and IMPUDENCE.' Dignity is represented by an old bloodhound of the Duke of Grafton's breed, known by the name of ' Grafton,' and a little^Scotch terrier represents Impudence. Both are looking out of the same kennel. The original picture, which was bequeathed by Mr. Joseph Bell in 1859 to the National Gallery, was exhibited at the British Institution in 1839. The engraving is by GEORGE ZOBEL.   Published at One Guinea. N.B.-All these ivorks are 35 inches by 22 inches, except No. 3, which is 35 inches by 24 inches. These Magnificent Engravings will be sent to all readers of the Church Weekly who cut out the Coupon found below and forward it with 10s. Postal Order to the National Art Society, 10, Lancaster Place, Strand, London, W.C., as soon as possible ; any three for 8s. ; or any Single Engraving will be sent for 2s. 6d.; to cover the cost of copyright charges, packing, case, and other expenses.   No Copy will be sent without the Coupon. Applications must be made immediately to the National Art Society. Some few days may elapse before orders can be executed, but all orders will be attended to in rotation as received. It is particularly advisable in this case to make application at once, as the first copies of these works will be found to be of exceptional value. " THE CHURCH WEEKLY" YOUCHER for One Copy of each of the following: B Murillo Series. i.-LA VIERGE AU ROSAIRE. 2.-THE dOOD SHEPHERD. 3.-THE HOLY FAMILY. Landseer Series. 4.-HI0H LIFE. -_LOW LIFE. 6.-DIQNITY AND IMPUDENCE. Please strike out the Titles of those not required. The above Coupon is printed in redemption of the promise to readers that they shall have the earliest opportunity of securing the first impressions of these beautiful prints. The Engravings will be sent securely packed in STOUT CASES, and they will arrive in perfect order for framing.   Readers may, if they live in London, call for the Engravings. IMPORTANT  NOTICE. A Beautiful Copy of . . . HOLMAN   HUNTS GREAT PICTURE, "The Light... .. of the World, WILL BE GIVEN AS 7K   PRESENTATION   PlaTSTE 99 with "THE   QUIVER"   FOR   MARCH, Ready Feb. 25, price Of this celebrated Picture, Professor Ruskin writes in Modern Painters : "Hunt's 'Light of the World' is, I believe, the most perfect instance of expressional purpose with technical power which the world has yet produced." The copy to be presented with the March part of The Quiver has been produced by special arrangement with, and under the supervision of, Mr. Holman Hunt himself, who has signified his satisfaction at the manner in which the picture has been reproduced. For so Valuable a possession there is sure to be an unprecedented demand, and all who desire to secure the Plate are advised to at once order a copy of the March Part of The Quiver (ready Feb. 25th, price 6d.) of their usual bookseller. CA55ELL & COMPANY, Ltd., London; and all Booksellers. THE "Daily Round" . . . Memorial IN  MEMORY OP THE REV. THOMAS BENSON POLLOCK, M.A., < Author of "The Daily Round," AND Incumbent of St. Alban's, Birmingham, Who Entered into -Rest 011 the 15th December, 1896. PRESIDENT: The Right Rev. the Lord BISHOP of WORCESTER. The Committee of the above Memorial appeal earnestly for subscriptions on behalf of the Fund now being raised in Memory of the late Rev. Thomas B. Pollock, for thirty years Assistant-Curate to his brother at S. Alban's, Birmingham, and author of the " Daily Round," and other devotional works. Collecting Cards and all information will be sent on application to either of the Hon. Secretaries, and subscriptions may be forwarded to the Hon. Treasurers, St. Alban's, Birmingham, or to the credit of the " Daily Round " Fund at the Metropolitan Bank, Birmingham. C. P. INCLEDON, C. H. BRADBURY, Hon. Sees., St. Alban's, Birmingham.   

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