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" He painted incessantly, but never would lay his hand to any subject not saintly. He might have had wealth, but he scorned it, and used to say that true riches are to be found in contentment. He might have ruled over many, but would not, saying that obedience... "
Fra Angelico (and the early Florentine painters of the 15th century). - Page 52
by Catherine Mary Phillimore - 1881
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The Living Age ..., Volume 7; Volume 122

1874
...Frate. " He was of simple and pious manners," he tells us. " He shunned the worldly in all things, and during his pure and simple life was such a friend to the poor that I think his soul must be now in heaven. He painted incessantly, but never would lay his hand to any subject not saintly....
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MacMillan's Magazine, Volume 30

David Masson, Sir George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris - 1874
...Frate. " He was of simple and pious manners," he tells us. " He shunned the worldly in all things, and during his pure and simple life was such a friend to the poor that I think his soul must be now No. 177. VOL. xxx. in heaven. He painted incessantly, but never would lay his hand to any...
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Hand-book of painting. The Italian schools, Part 1

Franz Theodor Kugler - 1874
...the benefit of the world, and duty towards his neighbour. . . He shunned the worldly in all things, and during his pure and simple life was such a friend to the poor that I think his soul must be now in heaven. He painted incessantly, but would never lay his hand to any but a sacred subject...
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macmillan's magazine

macmillan - 1874
...Frate. " He was of simple and pious manners," he tells us. " He shunned the worldly in all things, and during his pure and simple life was such a friend to the poor that I think his soul must Ъе now No. 177. VOL. xxx. in heaven. He painted incessantly, but never would lay his hand to any...
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The Makers of Florence: Dante, Giotto, Savonarola and Their City

Mrs. Oliphant (Margaret) - Florence (Italy) - 1877 - 395 pages
...description of the gentle Frate : " He was of simple and pious manners. He shunned the worldly in all things, and during his pure and simple life was such a friend to the poor that I think his soul must be now in heaven. He painted incessantly, but never would lay his hand to any suhject not saintly....
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A Short History of Art

Julia B. De Forest - Art - 1881 - 365 pages
...preceding century. He was a Dominican monk; and, says Vasari, "he shunned the worldly in all things ; and during his pure and simple life, was such a friend...poor, that I think his soul must now be in heaven." In him, devotional painting reached its height: after him, it declined, and was lost in the realistic...
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The Makers of Florence: Dante, Giotto, Savonarola, and Their City

Margaret Oliphant Oliphant, Mrs. Oliphant (Margaret) - Architecture - 1881 - 422 pages
...simple and pious manners. He shunned the worldiy in nil things, and durmg his pure and simple life wus such a friend to the poor that I think his soul must be now in heaven. He painted in, rssantly, but never would lay his hand to any subject not saintly....
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The Makers of Florence: Dante, Giotto, Savonarola and Their City

Mrs. Oliphant (Margaret) - Florence (Italy) - 1883 - 422 pages
...simple and pious manners. He shunned the worldly in all things, and during his pure and simple lii'e was such a friend to the poor that I think his soul must be now in heaven. He painted incessantly, but never would lay his hand to any subject not saintly....
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Early Tuscan Art from the 12th to the 15th Centuries

Sir William Martin Conway - Art - 1902 - 255 pages
...and most holy in his walk. He shunned all things of this world, lived a pure and saintly life, and was such a friend to the poor that I think his soul must now be in Heaven. He exercised himself continually in painting, but would depict none but sacred subjects. He might have...
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The Italian schools of painting: based on the Handbook of Kugler, Volume 1

Franz Kugler - Painting, Italian - 1902 - 760 pages
...world and duty towards his neighbour. . . He shunned the worldly in all things, and during his puro and simple life was such a friend to the poor that I think his soul must bo now in heaven. He painted incessantly, but would never lay his hand to any but a sacred subject....
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