"The Holy Refugees" by Lu Hung-Nien, showing the Family asking the way in a village, is a charming picture of Chinese village life with many details and a beautiful landscape. The artist is on the art faculty of the Catholic University in Peking. When a boy he loved the picture cards in the mission Sunday School. But one thing grieved him. No Chinese children were ever seen with Jesus. So his first Christian painting was "Jesus and the Little Children," and he put his own face on one of the children.

Original painting lent by Dr. William B. Pettus
Printed in U.S.A.

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