Catalogue of the Paintings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art (Google eBook)

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The Museum, 1905 - Painters - 251 pages
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Page 187 - And God heard the voice of the lad ; and the angel of God called to Hagar out of heaven, and said unto her, What aileth thee, Hagar ? fear not ; for God hath heard the voice of the lad where he is. Arise, lift up the lad, and hold him in thine hand ; for I will make him a great nation.
Page 147 - And it was so, when the king saw Esther the queen standing in the court, that she obtained favor in his sight: and the king held out to Esther the golden sceptre that was in his hand. So Esther drew near, and touched the top of the sceptre. Then said the king unto her : " What wilt thou, queen Esther ? and what is thy request ? it shall be even given thee to the half of the kingdom.
Page 45 - Thou shalt fall upon the mountains of Israel, thou, and all thy bands, and the people that is with thee: I will give thee unto the ravenous birds of every sort, and to the beasts of the field to be devoured.
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Page vi - Metropolitan Museum of Art. 621. The commissioner for the boroughs of Manhattan and Richmond is hereby authorized and directed to continue the contract with the Metropolitan Museum of Art for the occupation by it of the buildings erected or to be erected on that portion of the Central park east of the old receiving reservoir, and bounded on the west by the drive, on the east by the Fifth avenue, on the south by a continuation of Eightieth street, and on the north by a continuation of Eighty-fifth...
Page 21 - The voice of my beloved ! behold he cometh Leaping upon the mountains, skipping upon the hills. My beloved is like a roe or a young hart : Behold, he standeth behind our wall, He looketh forth at the windows, Shewing himself through the lattice.
Page 219 - ... on the white grain-bag, rolls it around his left arm, fills it with seed, the hope of the coming year, that man exercises a sort of sacred ministry. He says nothing, looks straight before him, measures the furrow, and, with a movement cadenced like the rhythm of a mysterious song, throws the grain, which falls to the earth and will soon be covered by the harrow. The rhythmic walk of the sower and his action are superb. The importance of the deed is real, and he feels his responsibility. If he...
Page 2 - Correggio looked at the world in a single mood of sensuous joy," as a place in which everything is full of happy life and soft pleasure. A poetic ideality untrammeled by the conventionality of schools, systems, or methods other than his own, found fullest expression in an all-pervading sweetness which characterizes his works. "The Madonna of St. Francis" (1514), "Madonna of St. George,
Page 164 - Ireland in 1788, where he was received with great favor, and painted the portraits of many distinguished persons, and returned to America in 1792. Soon after his arrival in New York the Duke of Kent offered to send a ship of war for him if he would gr to Nova Scotia and paint his portrait, but he declined the offer.
Page 71 - This is perhaps the first picture of portraits, in the world, comprehending more of those qualities which make a perfect portrait, than any other I have ever seen...

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