The Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Volume 15 (Google eBook)

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Metropolitan Museum of Art., 1920 - Art
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New ser. v. 6-29 include 77th-100th Annual report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1946-1969-70 (previously and subsequently published separately).
  

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Page 170 - York, for the purpose of establishing and. maintaining in said city a museum and library of art, of encouraging and developing the study of the fine arts, and the application of arts to manufacture and practical life, of advancing the general knowledge of kindred subjects, and, to that end, of furnishing popular instruction and recreation.
Page 224 - THIS shall ye do, O men of earth, Ye who've forgotten your far birth, Your forbears of the slanting skull, Barbaric, brutal, sluggard, dull, (Of whom no portraits hang to boast The ancient lineage of the host), Ye who've forgot the time when they Were redolent of primal clay, Or lived in wattled hut, or cave, But, turned to dust or drowned by wave, Have left no traces on Time's shores Save mounds of shells at their cave doors And lithic knives and spears and darts And savage passions in our hearts;...
Page 12 - ANDREWS, William Loring. An Essay on the Portraiture of the American Revolutionary War. Being an account of a number of the engraved portraits connected therewith, remarkable for their rarity or otherwise interesting.
Page 224 - Of beasts long gone, the cries of those Who were your fathers' forest foes, Or see their shadows riding fast Along the edges of the past; All this, that ye may keep in mind The nomad way by which mankind Has come from his captivity, Walking dry-shod the earth-wide sea...
Page 132 - Nous avons disne en ung iardin, et y avons menge des prunes blanches et noires, des amendes doulces et ameres, des figues molles, des pomes, des poires et des gruselles...
Page 314 - TO 1913 AS TRUSTEE BENEFACTOR AND PRESIDENT. HE WAS IN ALL RESPECTS A GREAT CITIZEN. HE HELPED TO MAKE NEW YORK. THE TRUE METROPOLIS OF AMERICA. HIS INTEREST IN ART WAS LIFELONG. HIS GENEROUS DEVOTION TO IT COMMANDED WORLDWIDE APPRECIATION. HIS MUNIFICENT GIFTS TO THE MUSEUM ARE AMONG ITS CHOICEST TREASURES. VITA PLENA LABORIS.
Page 224 - ... savage passions in our hearts; This shall ye do: Seven days each year Ye shall forsake what ye hold dear; From fields of tamed fruits and flowers, From love-lit homes and sky-built towers, From palaces and tenements Ye shall go forth and dwell in tents, In tents, and booths of bough-made roofs, Where ye may hear the flying hoofs Of beasts long gone, the cries of those Who were your fathers...
Page 12 - Jacob Steendam, Noch vaster ; a memoir of the first poet in New Netherland, with translations of his poems descriptive of the colony.
Page 295 - La premiere chose qu'on doit faire quand on a emprunte un Livre, c'est de le lire, afin de pouvoir le rendre plutot.

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