A Catalogue Raisonné of the Works of the Most Eminent Dutch, Flemish, and French Painters ... with a Copius Description of Their Principal Pictures, Etc...

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Smith and son, 1836 - Painters

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Page 12 - And when the woman saw Samuel, she cried with a loud voice: and the woman spake to Saul, saying, Why hast thou deceived me? for thou art Saul.
Page 14 - For it came to pass, when the flame went up toward heaven from off the altar, that the angel of the LORD ascended in the flame of the altar. And Manoah and his wife looked on it, and fell on their faces to the ground.
Page 36 - Hail, king of the Jews ! and they smote him with their hands. Pilate therefore went forth again, and saith unto them, Behold, I bring him forth to you, that ye may know that I find no fault in him.
Page 34 - Then were there brought unto him little children, that he should put his hands on them, and pray: and the disciples rebuked them. 14 But Jesus said, Suffer little children, and forbid them not, to come unto me : for of such is the kingdom of heaven.
Page 195 - Rembrandt, sufficiently proves that he was a most ardent lover of his profession, and a diligent and industrious man ; and if further attestation of this were necessary, a list of drawings of perhaps triple the number might be made from the public and private collections in England, France, and Holland ; and then add to these a notice of his etchings, consisting of 365 pieces, exclusive of the numerous examples of variations in the same plates. Surely no reflecting mind can contemplate such an accumulation...
Page 239 - Woman, seen in nearly a profile view, having on her head a scarf turned up in front, decked with a feather, and falling behind her head. 348. A Bust of an aged Woman, lightly etched. She is seen in a three-quarter view, with a bonnet on, in the form of a turban, and lappets hanging on either side, and the dress consists of a fur robe. 349. A Bust of a Woman, seen in a three-quarter view, with the head enveloped in a kerchief, the ends of which hang on either side. The body is unfinished. 350. A Head...
Page 4 - Prince Henry of Prussia. Described from the print. 9. Lot in a Cave. He is represented as a venerable man, with white hair and beard, habited in a rich dress, and seated on a bank, leaning his head pensively on his hand: some vessels of gold and silver are deposited near him. Through the entrance to the cave is seen, at some distance off, the city of Sodom on fire. Engraved by Schmidt, in 1768, from a picture then in the cabinet of M. Cezar. Described from the print. The same subject is engraved...
Page 49 - Asiatic costume, consisting of a rich turban, and a red robe over a yellow tunic; he has evidently risen with displeasure from his seat, and, with one hand resting on a table and the other extended, appears to be uttering the severe reproof and sentence contained in the :32nd and two following verses of the same chapter. The implacable servant, with a countenance agitated by guilt and fear, stands on the left of the picture, in the custody of two men, one of whom is a young man standing in front,...
Page xxxvi - A corresponding taste governed him in the choice of bis society ; for with all the endeavours of his friend the Burgomaster Six, and others, to instil into him a preference for superior society, he would either avoid, or on the first occasion, steal from it, and mingle with the lowest class ; and when asked his reasons for such a preference, would reply, " If I wish to relax from study, " it is not honour but liberty and ease that I seek.
Page 38 - The Elevation of the Cross. This masterly study, apparently for the preceding picture, is composed of a number of figures, among which is seen conspicuously the Saviour attached to the cross, which several men are in the act of raising. An officer, mounted on a brown horse, with his back to the spectator, is on the left, and on the opposite side may be noticed a man stooping to take something from a basket. The New Testament Subjects. gloom which prevails1 is partially relieved by a stream of light...

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