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" manner of limning I have ever imitated, and hold it for the best.' But though Hilliard copied the neatness of his model, he was far from attaining that nature and force which that great master impressed on his most minute works. Hilliard arrived at no... "
Portrait Miniatures: From the Time of Holbein 1531 to that of Sir William ... - Page 16
by George Charles Williamson - 1897 - 170 pages
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Anecdotes of Painting in England;: With Some Account of the Principal ...

Horace Walpole, George Vertue - Gardening - 1782
...able inftructor directed him to ftudy the works qf Holbein, as he fays in a MS. I fhall mention; " Holbein's manner of limning I have ever imitated, and hold it for the beft." But though Hilliard copied the neatnefs of his model, he was far-from attaining that nature...
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Anecdotes of Painting in England: With Some Account of the ..., Volume 1

George Vertue - Gardening - 1885
...able instructor directed him to study the works of Holbein, as he says in a MS. I shall mention i 1 " Holbein's manner of limning I have ever imitated, and hold it for the best." But though Hilliard copied the neatness of his model, he was far from attaining that nature and force...
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Anecdotes of painting in England, with some account of the principal artists ...

Horace Walpole (4th earl of Orford.) - 1849
...able instruetor direeted him to study the works of Holbein, as he says in a MS. I shall mention :' " Holbein's manner of limning I have ever imitated, and hold it for the best." But though Hilliard eopied the neatness of his model, he was far from attaining that nature and foree...
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Anecdotes of Painting in England: With Some Account of the ..., Volume 1

George Vertue - Gardening - 1885
...able instructor directed him to study the works of Holbein, as he says in a MS. I shall mention :* " Holbein's manner of limning I have ever imitated, and hold it for the best." But though Hilliard copied the neatness of his model, he was far from attaining that nature and force...
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A Descriptive and Historical Catalogue of the Collection of Pictures at ...

George Scharf, Edward Henry Stanley Earl of Derby - Art - 1875 - 456 pages
...sheriff of Exeter and the county in 1560. The son states tn one of his manuscript notes on paintvng, " Holbein's manner of limning I have ever imitated, and hold it for the best." Hilliard certainly, in point of drawing, freedom and exquisite finish, stands unequalled. Donne wrote...
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Anecdotes of painting in England. [Abridged. Followed by] A catalogue of ...

Horace Walpole (4th earl of Orford.) - 1879
...able instructor directed him to study the works of Holbein, as he says in a MS. I shall mention, ' Holbein's ' manner of limning I have ever imitated, and hold it for the best.' But though Hilliard copied the neatness of his model, he was far from attaining that nature and force...
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Art in Devonshire, with the biographies of artists born in that county. Repr ...

George Pycroft - 1883
...added that of painting in miniature. He took for his model the works of Holbein, as he says in a MS. " Holbein's manner of limning I have ever imitated, and hold it for the best." But though Hilliard (says Walpole, from whom this biography is taken) copied the neatness of his model,...
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The Antiquary, Volume 13

Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson - Archaeology - 1886
...In a MS., of which an extract is contained in Brown's Ars Pictoria, Lond., 1675, he himself says : " Holbein's manner of limning I have ever imitated, and hold it for the best." Walpole's criticism on his manner seems a just one ; he allows that Hilliard copied the neatness of...
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GAINSBOROUGH

SIR WALTER ARMSTRONG - 1904
...phrase used by Hilliard himself suggests that he might have followed other masters had he pleased : " Holbein's manner of limning I have ever imitated, and hold it for the best," he declares in his essay on miniature painting. Certain it is, too, that when we turn from Holbein...
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Gainsborough and his place in English art

Sir Walter Armstrong - 1904 - 297 pages
...phrase used by Hilliard himself suggests that he might have followed other masters had he pleased : " Holbein's manner of limning I have ever imitated, and hold it for the best," he declares in his essay on miniature painting. Certain it is, too, that when we turn from Holbein...
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