The Art of Portrait Painting in Oil Colours, with Observations on Setting and Painting the Figure

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Winsor and Newton, 1851 - Portrait painting - 84 pages
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Page 30 - The Eye is the dominant feature, and its expression precedes even the language of the lips in challenging the attention of the spectator.
Page 32 - ... the lower lash does not in any great degree contribute to the marking of the eye, and should be kept light and tender to softly merge into the cheek.
Page 68 - It only remains for us, therefore, to commend to the painter, perseverance and industry ; it was a maxim with Sir Joshua Reynolds, that with such qualities every degree of ability might hope for

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