Handbook of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston ...

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T.O. Metcalf Company, 1919 - Art - 447 pages

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Page 244 - I will ransom them from the power of the grave ; I will redeem them from death : O death, where are thy plagues? O grave, where is thy destruction?
Page 244 - AMEN. [Credo in Deum patrem omnipotentem, creatorem coeli et terrae ; et in Jesum Christum filium ejus unicum Dominum nostrum ; qui conceptus est de Spiritu Sancto, natus ex Maria Virgine, passus sub Pontio Pilato, crucifixus, mortuus, et sepultus, descendit ad inferos, tertia die resurrexit a mortuis, ascendit ad coelos, sedet ad dexteram Dei patris omnipotentis, inde venturus est judicare vivos et mortuos.
Page 438 - We must assume as the foundation of it that the Museum is to be what its name expresses, a Museum of the Fine Arts; that its primary intention is to collect and exhibit the best obtainable works of genius and skill; that the application of the Fine Arts to industry and the illustration of the Fine Arts by archaeology are both within its province, but that neither of these is its first object.
Page 137 - Guide to the Catharine Page Perkins collection of Greek and Roman coins. Boston, 1902.
Page 244 - Behold a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son ' (Isa. vii. 14). On the left side, beginning from the top : — 1. Ezekiel, put for Daniel: 'Evigilabunt alii in vitam eternam, et alii in opprobrium.
Page 182 - Franklin wrote to one of them in 1780, "sat so much and so often to painters and statuaries that I am perfectly sick of it. I know of nothing so tedious as sitting hours in one fixed posture. I would nevertheless do it once more to oblige you if it was necessary; but there are already so many good likenesses of the face that if the best of them is copied it will probably be better than a new one; and the body is only that...
Page 189 - I see the halos of dandelions, and the sun, also, which spreads out beyond the world its glory in the clouds. But I see as well, in the plain, the steaming horses at work, and in a rocky place a man, all worn out, whose 'han...
Page 446 - ... to occupy the entire property, and consisting of the museum proper, a hall of casts, and a school building. The present building, about two-fifths of the future museum proper, contains eight structurally separate departments, the main floor being chiefly devoted to exhibitions historically arranged, and the ground floor to reserve collections accessible to all visitors, and to study and administration rooms, both floors being abundantly lighted, mostly by high windows. The building affords 94,882...
Page 244 - I believe in God the Father Almighty, maker of heaven and earth, and in Jesus Christ his only Son, our Lord, who was conceived of the Holy Ghost, born of the Virgin Mary...
Page 230 - I wished to prove that all is for the best in the best of all possible worlds, the reader would have the right to tell me, like the ape of genius: you are naughty!

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