Catalogue of Paintings (Google eBook)

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The Museum, 1922 - Painters - 373 pages
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Page 191 - Colonna, at that time herd of the most celebrated and powerful of the Roman aristocratic families. The picture represents the moment when Boniface says to his assailants, '. Here is my neck; here is my head; strike! but I will die Pope.
Page 127 - Sonnavater's head, and a mitre of birch-bark on Knut's, mounted them on starving horses and brought them through Upsala to Stockholm in a Shrove-tide procession, amidst jeers and insults. They were led to the market-place, and, after drinking to the executioner's health, were broken on the wheel.) Dated, 1870.
Page 138 - Studied at the Cork School of Design. Came to New York in 1863 and entered the school of the National Academy of Design; studied in Paris under Cabanel. He painted "Jerusalem the Golden, " " Last Moments of John Brown, ' ' and "A Brittany Image Seller.
Page 191 - D'ANAGNI. Boniface VIII, a native of Anagni, was elected Pope in 1294. Philip the Fair, of France, resisted his authority in spiritual matters, and, aided by Italian enemies of the Pope, compelled him to take refuge in his native town. Hither he was pursued by Sciarra Colonna, at that time herd of the most celebrated and powerful of the Roman aristocratic families.
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Page 141 - Methought I looked up. and saw one coming with wings toward me. So he came directly to me and said. Mercy what aileth thee? Now when he had heard me make my complaint, he said. Peace be to thee. . . . And he put a beautiful crown upon my head . . . Then he took me by the hand, and said, Mercy come after me...
Page 55 - York (Mr. and Mrs. Isaac D. Fletcher Collection, bequest of Isaac. D. Fletcher, 191"7).
Page 213 - The Death of Cleopatra"; settled in New York in 1817; was one of the founders of the National Academy of Design and its Vice-President 1845-50. Died in 1863. His best known picture is "The White Plume," which was beautifully engraved by AB Durand.
Page 127 - Olaf, but he treacherously betrayed them to the King's servants, who, dressing them in rags, and putting a crown of straw on Sonnavater's head, and a mitre of birch-bark on Knut's, mounted them on starving horses and brought them through Upsala to Stockholm in a Shrove-tide procession, amidst jeers and insults. They were led to the market-place, and, after drinking to the executioner's health, were broken on the wheel.

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