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A Dictionary of Artists of the English School: Painters, Sculptors ...
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18th century afterwards aged amateur appointed apprenticed architect architectural became born in London brother buried busts Charles Charles II chiefly Church colour commenced contributed contributor Covent Garden death demy designs died in London draftsman drawings Dublin Duke early Edinburgh elected an associate employed employment England engraved etched executed exhi father finished France gained Gallery Gardens George George III gold medal graver Henry history painter House illustrations Incorporated Society Italy James John Kensal Green Cemetery landscape painter Lord manner married master mezzo-tint miniature painter occasional exhibitor painted Paris plates portrait painter prac practised in London premium profession published pupil Queen reputation resided returned Rome Royal Aca Royal Academy scenery scenes schools Scotland sculptor sent settled sketches Society of Artists Society of Arts Street studied subject painter taste Thomas tion tised traits views visited water-colour painter Water-Colour Society Westminster Westminster Abbey William
Page 43 - A curious Herbal, containing five hundred cuts of the most useful plants which are now used in the practice of physic, engraved on folio copper plūtes, afler drawings taken from the life, by Elizabeth Blackwell. To which is added, a short description of the plants, and their common uses in physic, ? vols, folio.
Page 27 - I have still further endeavoured to give them such a connexion as might serve to illustrate one great maxim of moral truth, viz. that the obtaining of happiness, as well individual as public, depends upon cultivating the human faculties. We begin with man in a savage state, full of inconvenience, imperfection, and misery ; and we follow him through several gradations of culture and happiness, which, after our probationary state here, are finally attended with beatitude or misery.
Page 18 - WHAT I WAS AS AN ARTIST SEEMED TO ME OF SOME IMPORTANCE WHILE I LIVED ; BUT WHAT I REALLY WAS AS A BELIEVER IN CHRIST JESUS IS THE ONLY THING OF IMPORTANCE TO ME NOW.
Page 356 - Daylight. A recent Discovery in the ' Art of Painting, With Hints on the Philosophy of the Fine Arts, ' and on that of the Human Mind, as first dissected by Emanuel
Page 439 - Vanbrugh , and is a good example of his heavy though imposing style (*Lie heavy on him, Earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on thee"), with a Corinthian portico in the centre and two projecting wings.
Page 323 - The Gentleman's Exercise; or an Exquisite Practise as well for drawing all manner of beasts in their true portraiture, as also the making of colours for limning, painting, tricking, and blazoning of coats of arms, &c.
Page 201 - When Henry the Eighth left the Pope in the lurch The Protestants made him head of the Church; But George's good subjects the Bloomsbury people Instead of the Church, made him head of the steeple.
Page 214 - ... grotesque. I therefore wished to compose pictures on canvas similar to representations on the stage ; and further hope that they will be tried by the same test and criticised by the same criterion.