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Companion to the Most Celebrated Private Galleries of Art in London; Containing Accurate Catalogues, Arranged Alphabetically, for Immediate Reference, Each Preceded by an Historical & Critical Introd., with a Prefatory Essay on Art, Artists, Collectors, & (Paperback) Loot Price: R405
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Companion to the Most Celebrated Private Galleries of Art in London; Containing Accurate Catalogues, Arranged Alphabetically,...
Companion to the Most Celebrated Private Galleries of Art in London; Containing Accurate Catalogues, Arranged Alphabetically,...

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Companion to the Most Celebrated Private Galleries of Art in London; Containing Accurate Catalogues, Arranged Alphabetically, for Immediate Reference, Each Preceded by an Historical & Critical Introd., with a Prefatory Essay on Art, Artists, Collectors, & (Paperback)

Anna Jameson, Jameson (Anna), Jameson

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1844. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... below. This description would answer in every respect for perhaps a hundred Holy Families; and the little picture before us has no peculiar beauty to redeem the common-place treatment. Copper. 12 in. by ll in. 37 La Fortuna.--A repetition of one of the most celebrated of Guido's pictures. The original is in the Vatican at Rome. C. 5 ft. 2 J in. by 4 ft. 2 in. Engraved by Strange. MARATTI (Carlo), b. 1625; d. 1713. See p. 189. 38 Hagarinthe Desert.--In the affected theatrical figure of Hagar, in the fluttering mannered draperies, and common-place treatment, a signal example of the faults of the degenerate Roman school. C. An upright oval. 4 ft. 6 in. by 3 ft. 3 in. 39 David and Bathsheba. Companion to the above. MENGS (Antonio Raphael), b. 1728, at Dresden; d. 1779. A painter of great reputation and ability, in the last century, and a good critic on art, whose works, notwithstanding the real enthusiasm with which he studied and practised his art, touch neither the feeling nor the imagination. 40 Joseph's Dream.--Two half length figures, life size. "But while he thought on these things, behold the angel of the Lord appeared unto him in a dream, saying, Joseph, fear not to take unto thee Mary thy wife."--Matthew, i. v. 20. Presented to the Duke of Dorset by the Earl Cowper. P. 3 ft. 6 in. by 2 ft. 8 in.f LE BRUN (Charles), b. 1619: d. 1690. A famous French historical painter, distinguished principally by the facility of invention and rapidity of hand with which he covered huge spaces with well drawn figures, disposed in a theatrical style, very characteristic of the time. See Shelley's Letters. "There was a Fortune, too, of Guido, a figure on a globe, eagerly pressing onwards, and Love was trying to hold her back by the hair, and her face was hal...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Anna Jameson • Jameson (Anna) • Jameson
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 7mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 134
ISBN-13: 978-1-4590-4375-6
Barcode: 9781459043756
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LSN: 1-4590-4375-8

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