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The Lives of the Most Eminent British Painters and Sculptors;, Том 4
Попередній перегляд недоступний - 2019
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Сторінка 130 - PIPING down the valleys wild, Piping songs of pleasant glee, On a cloud I saw a child, And he laughing said to me : "Pipe a song about a Lamb !
Сторінка 126 - TIGER, tiger, burning bright In the forest of the night, What immortal hand or eye Could frame thy fearful symmetry ? In what distant deeps or skies Burnt the ardour of thine eyes? On what wings dare he aspire — What the hand dare seize the fire ? And what shoulder, and what art Could twist the sinews of thy heart ? And when thy heart began to beat, What dread hand form'd...
Сторінка 142 - This is an awful thing to say to oil painters ; they may call it madness, but it is true. All the genuine old little pictures, called cabinet pictures, are in fresco and not in oil.
Сторінка 144 - How do we distinguish the oak from the beech, the horse from the ox, but by the bounding outline? How do we distinguish one face or countenance from another, but by the bounding line and its infinite inflexions and movements?
Сторінка 131 - Piper, sit thee down and write In a book that all may read ' — So he vanished from my sight ; And I plucked a hollow reed, And I made a rural pen, And I stained the water clear, And I wrote my happy songs, Every child may joy to hear.
Сторінка 125 - Whether in heaven ye wander fair Or the green corners of the earth, Or the blue regions of the air, Where the melodious winds have birth...
Сторінка 149 - When the morning stars sang together, and the sons of God shouted for joy.
Сторінка 102 - ... the meaner sort of painters, who counterfeit only such faces as are set before them, and the more excellent, who, having no law but wit, bestow that in colours upon you which is fittest for the eye to see...
Сторінка 31 - Forty years intercourse, we might almost say friendship, confirmed to the painter the accuracy of these words. "The king received West with easy frankness, assisted him to place the Agrippina in a favourable light, removed the attendants, and brought in the queen, to whom he presented our quaker. He related to her majesty the history of the picture, and bade her notice the simplicity of the design and the beauty of the colouring. ' There is another noble Roman subject...