A Catalogue of the Pictures at Leigh Court, Near Bristol; the Seat of Philip John Miles, Esq. M.P.: With Etchings from the Whole Collection. Executed by Permission of the Proprietor, and Accompanied with Historical and Biographical Notices

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W. Bulmer and W. Nicol, ... Published by the proprietor, no. 65, Upper Charlotte Street, Fitzroy Square; and sold by R. Jennings, ... G. and W. Nicol, ... Carpenter, ... Rodwell and Martin, ... Ackermann, ... Lloyd, ... Norton, Bristol; and Colnaghi and Company, Cockspur-Street., 1822 - Painting - 32 pages
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Page 11 - But when Herod was dead, behold, an angel of the Lord appeareth in a dream to Joseph in Egypt, saying, Arise and take the young child and his mother, and go into the land of Israel; for they are dead which sought the young child's life.
Page 14 - And when they were come into the house, they saw the young child with Mary his mother, and fell down and worshipped him; and when they had opened their treasures, they presented unto him gifts, gold and frankincense and myrrh.
Page 15 - Such an arrangement will sometimes be found to be like mercy twice blessed, — it blesseth him that gives and him that takes.
Page 9 - And the scribes and Pharisees brought unto him a woman taken in adultery. And when they had set her in the midst, they say unto him, Master, this woman was taken in adultery, in the very act. Now Moses in the law commanded us that such should be stoned. But what sayest thou?
Page 13 - Then delivered he him therefore unto them to be crucified. And they took Jesus, and led him away. And he bearing his cross went forth into a place called the place of a skull, which is called in the Hebrew Golgotha: where they crucified him, and two other with him, on either side one, and Jesus in the midst.
Page 15 - Spring ; and it requires no great stretch of fancy to imagine we perceive the influence of it on the cheeks of the Fair Wife of Bath, and her rosy companions, the Monk and Friar. ' In respect of the execution of the various parts of this...
Page 15 - The landscape has a deep-tone4' brightness, that accords most admirably with the figures ; and the painter has ingeniously contrived to give a value to a common scene and very ordinary forms, that would hardly be found, by unlearned eyes, in the natural objects. He has expressed too, with great vivacity and truth, the freshness of morning, at that season, when nature herself is most fresh and blooming — the Spring; and it requires no great stretch of fancy to imagine we perceive the influence of...
Page 14 - When they had heard the king, they departed ; and, lo, the star, which they saw in the east, went before them, till it came and stood over where the young child was. When they saw the star, they rejoiced with exceeding great joy.

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