Studying Art Abroad, and how to Do it Cheaply (Google eBook)

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Roberts Brothers, 1879 - Art - 87 pages
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Page 94 - Rev. R. ST. JOHN TYRWHITT, MA With an Authorized Reproduction of the Lessons and Woodcuts in Professor Ruskin's "Elements of Drawing.
Page 94 - Lessing's Laocoon : an Essay upon the Limits of Painting and Poetry, with remarks illustrative of various points in the History of Ancient Art. By GOTTHOLD EPHRAIM LESSING.
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Page 48 - I believe the lower school as it is called, or male class, no longer opens its doors to women, for the price being but one half of the upper school, attracted too many. Also, with better models, and a higher standard of work, it was found impossible that women should paint from the living nude models of both sexes, side by side with the Frenchmen. "This is a sad conclusion to arrive at, when one remembers the brave efforts...
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Page 95 - These two books give in a simple and concise manner the prominent facts that every one who desires to be well informed should know about the great artists of the world. For beginners in art and for school use they are valuable." Courier-Journal. " Really supplies what has long been a want," British Quarterly Re-view. "We are not aware of any work of the kind written with so much intelligence which yet is so untechnical.
Page 48 - ... side by side with the Frenchmen. This is a sad conclusion to arrive at, when one remembers the brave efforts made by a band of American ladies some years ago, who supported one another with such dignity and modesty, in a steadfast purpose under this ordeal, that even Parisians, to whom such a type of womanly character was unknown and...
Page 96 - High and Normal School. For you this sketch was written : permit me to dedicate it to you, in fact, to intrust it to your care. Pupils to-day, to-morrow you will be teachers; to-morrow, generation after generation of youth will pass through your guardian hands. An idea received by you must of necessity reach thousands 'Of minds.
Page 95 - THE OLD MASTERS AND THEIR PICTURES. MODERN PAINTERS AND THEIR PAINTINGS. By SARAH TYTLER, author of
Page 95 - Modern Painters" has given a simple account of the great musicians of the world and of their works. The book is designed more especially for the use of young people in the course of their musical education, but the author trusts and with very good reason that it will commend itself also to older people, who are interested in the subject, but who have not time or opportunity to refer to original sources of information. Not the least attractive portion of the work is the sketch of Wagner with...

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