Five Great Painters of the Victorian Era: Leighton, Millais, Burne-Jones, Watts, Holman Hunt

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S. Low, Marston and Company, Limited, 1902 - 159 pages
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Page 150 - Send me now therefore a man cunning to work in gold, and in silver, and in brass, and in iron, and in purple, and crimson, and blue, and that can skill to grave with the cunning men that are with me in Judah and in Jerusalem, whom David my father did provide.
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