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" ... lengthened form of the body of Christ seems extended by its own weight, while the suppleness and lankness of recent death is finely marked by the manner in which the limbs hang in gentle bending and seem falling to the ground, with the natural disposition... "
The south of France. East half - Page 242
by Charles Bertram Black - 1885 - 396 pages
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Observations on Italy

John Bell - Italy - 1825 - 356 pages
...sketch, it deserves notice. The subject is the taking down of our Saviour from the cross. The group being composed of four figures, those of our Saviour, the Virgin Mary, Joseph, and an Angel. The whole expression is very touching and mournful. Our Saviour forms the principal figure, and seems to...
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Lives of eminent persons; consisting of Galileo, Kepler

Lives - 1833
...might prove top small for their intention. The subject is the taking down from the cross. The group is composed of four figures ; those of our Saviour, the Virgin Mary, Joseph, and an angeL The whole expression is very touching and mournful : our Saviour forms the principal figure, and seems...
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Lives of Eminent Persons

Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain) - Biography - 1833 - 571 pages
...might prove too small for their intention. The subject is the taking down from the cross. The group is composed of four figures ; those of our Saviour, the Virgin Mary, Joseph, and an angeL The whole expression is very touching and mournful : our Saviour forms the principal figure, and seems...
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Lives of Eminent Persons

Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain) - Biography - 1833 - 571 pages
...and rests on i lesser angelic figure, which might hate been omitted without injury to the subject. The interest of the piece lies in the melancholy but placid countenance of our Saviour, and the declination of the head, which is lacerated by tht crown of thorns, and seems...
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Lives of Eminent Persons: Consisting of Galileo, Kepler, Newton, Mahomet ...

Biography - 1833 - 571 pages
...and rests on i lesser angelic figure, which might have been omitted without injury to the subject. The interest of the piece lies in the melancholy but placid countenance of our Saviour, and the declination of the head, which is lacerated by the crown of thorns, and seems...
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Walks in Florence, by S. and J. Horner, Volume 1

1873
...falling to the ground, with the natural disposition of the arms, as if affected by every motion .... the interest of the piece lies in the melancholy but placid countenance of the Saviour, which is lacerated by the crown of thorns," &c. Formerly a marble canopy, supported by pillars,...
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Walks in Florence, Volume 1

Joanna B. Horner - Florence (Italy) - 1873
...falling to the ground, with the natural disposition of the arms, as if affected by every motion .... the interest of the piece lies in the melancholy but placid countenance of the Saviour, which is lacerated by the crown of thorns," &c. Formerly a marble canopy, supported by pillars,...
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Walks in Florence and Its Environs, Volume 1

Susan Horner, Joanna B. Horner - Florence (Italy) - 1884
...falling to the ground, with the natural disposition of the arms, as if affected by every motion . . , the interest of the piece lies in the melancholy but placid countenance of the Saviour, which is lacerated by the crown of thorns.' Formerly a marble canopy, supported by pillars,...
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The Riviera, Or The Coast from Marseilles to Leghorn, Including the Interior ...

Charles Bertram Black - Riviera (France) - 1890 - 260 pages
...him when 81, an unfinished Pietd (Mary mourning over the body of Jesus on her knee), accompanied by Joseph and an angel. The interest of the piece lies...work, is in the sixth room of the National Museum (p. 195), along with some other works of the great sculptor. His David is in the Galleria Antica e...
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