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" It was his delight by day, and study by night : and for this his food and rest were often neglected. His compositions, like those of the ancient pictures and basso-relievos, told their story by a single group of figures in the front ; while the background... "
George Romney - Page 372
by Arthur Bensley Chamberlain - 1910 - 418 pages
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature

Tobias George Smollett - English literature - 1810
...story by a single group of figures, in the front, while the back ground is made the simplest possible. In his compositions the beholder was forcibly struck by the sentiment at the first glance. His heads were various, the male were decided and grand; the female levely : his figures resembled...
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An Historical and Descriptive Account of the Town and Castle of Warwick and ...

William Field - Leamington (England) - 1815 - 468 pages
...Ifi/e — of a General by Rubens — of Locke. " ings are conceived," says FLAXMAN, " in an elevated u spirit of dignity and beauty, with a lively expression of " nature in all its parts. His heads were various; his " male was decided and grand ; his females, lovely ; his " figures...
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The Georgian Era: Political and rural economists. Painters, sculptors ...

------ Clarke - Great Britain - 1834
...like those of the ancient pictures and bassorelievos, told their story by a single groupe of pictures in the front; whilst the back ground is made the simplest...episode and trivial ornament, either of secondary groupes, or architectural division. In his compositions, the beholder was forcibly struck by the sentiment...
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Lives of eminent and illustrious Englishmen, ed. by G. G. Cunningham

Englishmen - 1837
...all unnecessary episode and trivial ornaments either of secondary groups, or architectural division. In his compositions, the beholder was forcibly struck...all the parts. His heads were various : — the male was decided and grand, the female lovely : his figures resembled the antique, — the limbs were elegant...
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The penny cyclopædia [ed. by G. Long].

Society for the diffusion of useful knowledge - Reference - 1841
...and basso-relievos, told their story by a single group of figures in the front; whilst the background is made the simplest possible, rejecting all unnecessary...glance ; the gradations and varieties of which he traceJ through several characters, all conceived in an elevated spirit of dignity and beauty, with...
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A general view of the fine arts, critical and historical

Ludlow, Miss - Architecture - 1851 - 477 pages
...and basso-relievos, told their story by a single group of figures in the front ; while the background is made the simplest possible, rejecting all unnecessary...with a lively expression of nature in all the parts. FUSELI. Henry Fuseli was born in 1741, at Zurich. He made great progress in learning : having overleaped...
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A General View of the Fine Arts, Critical and Historical

Ludlow, Miss - Art - 1851 - 477 pages
...and basso-relievos, told their story by a single group of figures in the front ; while the background is made the simplest possible, rejecting all unnecessary...beauty, with a lively expression of nature in all the part8 ' Ii IHKA it y FUSELI. ('' U JVI >* K ft * ITVM ^• if Henry Fuseli was born in 1741, at Zurich(...
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A General View of the Fine Arts: Critical and Historical

Art - 1854 - 477 pages
...and basso-relievos, told their story by a single group of figures in the front ; while the background is made the simplest possible, rejecting all unnecessary...all conceived in an elevated spirit of dignity and Vsauty, with a lively expression of nature in all the parts. FUSELI. Henry Fuseli was born in 1741,...
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A general view of the fine arts: critical and historical, with an introduction

Daniel Huntington - 1838
...and basso-relievos, told their story by a single group of figures in the front ; while the background is made the simplest possible, rejecting all unnecessary...all conceived in an elevated spirit of dignity and Vjaoty, with a lively expression of nature in all the parts. • FUSELI. Henry Fuseli was born in 1741,...
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The English nation; or, A history of England in the lives of Englishmen

George Godfrey Cunningham - 1863
...all unnecessary episode and trivial ornaments either of secondary groups, or architectural division. In his compositions, the beholder was forcibly struck...all the parts. His heads were various : — the male was decided and grand, the female lovely : his figures resembled the antique, — the limbs were elegant...
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