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aerial perspective Alfred Stevens appear artist atmosphere background beauty blue bright brush called canvas Carolus-Duran cause Cazin centre chiaroscuro clouds color-harmony color-tone colorist complementary colors composition contrast Corot Correggio deep Delacroix delicate depth distance drawing dress effect feeling figure flat foliage foreground Fortuny Franz Hals Fromentin Giorgione give gradation gray green harmony ideas illustration impressionists instance intensities ject landscape light and shade light or dark light-and-shade linear perspective look luminarists Madonna mass matter meaning Millet modern nature notes objects painter painting Paolo Veronese patch perhaps pict pictorial picture piece pink pitch point of sight portrait primary colors produce reason recede reflecting Rembrandt Rubens scene scumble seen shadow side similar speak style sunlight textures things tint Tintoretto tion Titian to-day trees truth ures Velasquez Venetians violent whole Willem Maris word yellow
Page 16 - very scanty means of exciting those powers over the imagination which make so very considerable and refined a part of poetry. It is a doubt with me whether we should even make the attempt.
Page 215 - We ought to commend that strength of vivid expression which is necessary to convey in its full force the highest sense of the most complete effect of art,
Page 30 - a middle quality between a thought and a thing—the union of that which is nature with that which is exclusively human.
Page 94 - As smoke loses itself in the air, so are your lights and shadows to pass from one to the other without any apparent separation,
Page 39 - a matter of fact there is no such thing in nature as line. Objects may appear in strong relief when seen against
Page 217 - 3. Linear, produced by filaments or threads, as in feathers, fur, hair, and woven or reticulated tissues.
Page 200 - A work should be all of a piece, and people and things should be there for an end,
Page 41 - shadows, perspective, and in it one may show his individuality, his sentiment, his mood or passion, his painter's enthusiasm. In music harmony is for the present at least the final word. There is nothing beyond it. And so color-harmony is now the loftiest pitch to which the painter may attain, the consummation of his art.