A handbook (catalogue raisonné) to the collection of chromo-lithographs from copies of important works of ancient masters published by the Arundel society

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Rawson, 1907 - Art - 130 pages
 

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Page 8 - I think his soul must be now in heaven. 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...
Page 119 - God and infinite power, infinite wisdom, and infinite love and mercy ; and since no undertaking, however small, can have a beginning or an end without these three things — that is without the power to do, without knowledge, and without the...
Page 70 - ... which is at once most delicate, rich, and harmonious ; and the beauty of the faces, the expression of tender anxiety and reverence in the nuns, the divine languor on the pallid features of St. Catherine, render this fresco one of the marvels of art.
Page 87 - ... so truly drawn by the old workman from the life, that it seems to wave in the wind, and the knight's spear to shake, and his marble horse to be evermore quickening its pace, and starting into heavier and hastier charge, as the silver clouds float past behind it in the sky.
Page 120 - Each face looked one way like a moon new-lit, Each face looked one way towards its Sun of Love ; Drank love and bathed in love and mirrored it And knew no end thereof. Glory touched glory on each blessed head, Hands locked dear hands never to sunder more : These were the new-begotten from the dead Whom the great birthday bore.
Page 96 - Durer, and are executed with overpowering force. Finished as they are, they form the first complete work of art produced by Protestantism.
Page 29 - SS. Peter and John healing the Sick by their Shadows," and " SS. Peter and John giving Alms," from Frescoes in the Church of the Carmine, at Florence. On one sheet, 16s...
Page 83 - Perugino at Perugia. 26x22 ins. (lunette) St. Anthony of Padua healing the foot of a young man, from, a fresco by Titian in the Scuola del Santo at Padua. 14%x21i4 ins. The entombment, from the fresco by Fra Angelico in the convent of S.
Page 84 - Venetians used to say that he had three pencils,— one of gold, one of silver, and one of iron.

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