A Collection of Etchings, from the Most Celebrated Ancient and Modern Productions in Painting, Sculpture, and Architecture, of the Italian and French Schools: From Originals Preserved in the Louvre, Paris, with Descriptions from the French of C.P. Landon
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A Collection of Etchings: From the Most Celebrated Ancient and Modern ...
Charles Paul Landon
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Achilles admirable ancients annexed plate Apollo architect architecture arms attitude attribute Bacchus basso-relievo beauty Belisarius Broussel bust cantons of Uri celebrated charms Cleobulus Cleopatra Clytemnestra colouring composed composition concours Correggio crown Daniel da Volterra death decorated delicacy destined Deucalion draperies Egyptian elegant emblem engraving erected executed exhibited expression feet figure French School future numbers Gallery of Antiques genius give glory Goddess graceful grand Greece Greek marble hand head Hercules honor Horace Jury King labour Laocoon light Louvre lyre master master-piece Michael Angel monument Muses Museum national Column noble nument obtained offers Ogyges Orestes ornaments painted painter Palace Paris pedestal Peleus pencil perfection personages picture placed portrait Poussin premium presents Priam prize pupil Raphael Raphael Sanzio received Regnault reign represented restored Romans Rome Saloon Scipio sculpture sketch style of drawing talents taste temple Tiberius Gracchus tion tunick ture Venus Versailles William Tell young artist
Page 83 - BLEST as th' immortal Gods is he , The youth who fondly sits by thee, And hears and sees thee all the while Softly speak , and sweetly smile. • 'Twas this deprived my soul of rest , And rais'd such tumults in my breast; For while I gaz'd, in transport lost, My breath was gone , my voice was lost. My bosom glow'd , the subtle flame Ran quick thro' all my vital frame; O'er my dim eyes a darkness hung , My ears with hollow murmurf rung.
Page 71 - And when they continued asking Him, He lifted up Himself and said to them : He that is without sin among you, let him first cast a stone at her. And again He stooped down, and wrote on the ground.
Page 71 - When therefore they continued asking him, he lifted up himself, and said to them : He that is without sin among you, let him first cast a stone at her.
Page 71 - Pharisees bring unto him a woman taken in adultery: and they set her in the midst, 4 And said to him : Master, this woman was even now taken in adultery. 5 Now Moses in the law commanded us to stone such a one. But what sayest thou? 6 And this they said tempting him, that they might accuse him. But Jesus bowing himself down, wrote with his finger on the ground. 7 When therefore they continued asking him, he lifted up himself, and said to them: He that is without sin among you, let him first cast...
Page 2 - ... Persia, whom he put to flight —fled to the succour of Rome, besieged by Totila the Gothic king, and preserved the city from destruction : the saviour, in short, of the empire, whose name and achievements the people of Constantinople venerated and extolled : — This hero, worthy of a better fate, fell a victim to the jealousy of the great, or rather to the weakness of a mistrustful and cruel emperor. Reduced to the most deplorable condition, deprived of his sight, he presents, in the picture...
Page 87 - The bounds of this work will not permit us to enter into a minute examination of this chef-d'oeuvre of beauty.
Page 98 - Achilles, feeding him with the marrow of lions, bears, and tigers, and formed him for single combats. Chiron, who had likewise for his disciples Esculapius, Castor and Pollux, Hercules and Jason, may be regarded as one of the most ancient personages of Greece, having preceded the conquest of the Golden Fleece and the Trojan war. The ancients gave him the name of Centaur, attributing his particular form to the inhabitants of the marshes of Nephele and Thessaly, who were first acquainted with the art...