Art: Yale's Party

The choicest plum for a U. S. art student who is unmarried and not over 30 is the Prix de Rome. It gives the winner two idyllic years at the American Academy in Rome, is worth about $4,000. In 1912 one of the winners was Eugene Francis Savage, a graduate of Gonzaga College in Washington, D. C., who painted "sanitary," hard-profiled. Italianate pictures. They showed just what the Prix de Rome conditions asked for: "A keen understanding of the qualities which give to the classics . . . their universal appeal, of the technical...

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