14 JUNE 1924, Page 26

HISTORY OF ART. By Elie Faure. Translated from the French

by Walter Pach. (John Lane. 25s. net.) The fourth and last volume of this valuable synthetic survey is now before us. It covers the period from Rubens to the Cubists. It completes the long and satisfactory work. of the translator. A study of these four volumes, text- and illustrations, supplies a wonderful framework, each part joined to each part and to the whole, a scaffolding on which specialist investigation can be hung.neatly in its place.