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" Nature contains the elements, in colour and form, of all pictures, as the keyboard contains the notes of all music. But the artist is born to pick, and choose, and group with science, these elements, that the result may be beautiful as the musician... "
Overland Monthly: Devoted to the Development of the Country - Page 117
1906
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Nature, Volume 90

Sir Norman Lockyer - 1913 - 788 pages
...provides the elements of all structures, and the craftsman be he called engineer or architect is born to pick and choose, and group with science, these elements, that the result may be useful and not devoid of grace. The only valid excuse for such departures from the fit and rational...
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Nature, Volume 90

Sir Norman Lockyer - 1913 - 812 pages
...provides the elements of all structures, and the craftsman- be he called engineer or architect is born to pick and choose, and group with science, these elements, that the result may be useful and not devoid of grace. The only valid excuse for such departures from the fit and rational...
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Memoir and Remains, Volume 2

John Miller Gray - 1895 - 188 pages
...elements, in colour and form, of all pictures, as the keyboard contains the notes of all music,' that ' the artist is born to pick and choose, and group with science these elements ; ' that ' in all that is dainty and loveable in nature' ' dainty and loveable ' to the eye, he clearly...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 187

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 1898 - 620 pages
...colour and form of all pictures, as the keyboard contains the notes of all music. But the artist is horn to pick and choose, and group with science these elements,...the result may be beautiful, as the musician gathers Q 2 his his notes, and forms chords, nntil he brings forth from chaos glorious harmony.' And he goes...
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Self Culture, Volume 9

1899 - 882 pages
...it forth." Millet said: "Nature is rich enough to supply us all." Whistler writes: "Nature, indeed, contains the elements, in color and form, of all pictures,...beautiful, as the musician gathers his notes and forms chords until he brings forth from chaos glorious harmony." Individuality in art, as in everything else,...
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Representative Painters of the XIXth Century

N. D'Anvers - 1899 - 334 pages
...a slight suggestion of subject was wanting. " Nature," he wrote, " contains the elements in colour and form of all pictures, as the keyboard contains...beautiful ... as the musician gathers his notes and forms chords, until he brings forth from chaos glorious harmony." " Nature," he adds, " sings her exquisite...
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The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography: Being the History ..., Volume 9

1899 - 634 pages
...pictures, as the key-board contains the notes of all music. But the artist is born to pick and choose, anil group with science these elements, that the result...beautiful, as the musician gathers his notes and forms chords, until he brings forth from chaos glorious harmony.' Mr. Whistler is, above all others, the...
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The American Monthly Review of Reviews, Volume 28

1903 - 784 pages
...qualities, harmonies, pitch, and concord are part of his science of painting. He has said : Nature indeed contains the elements in color and form of all pictures,...beautiful, as the musician gathers his notes and forms chords, until he brings forth from chaos glorious harmony. His predilection for color is toward the...
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The American Monthly Review of Reviews, Volume 28

Albert Shaw - 1903 - 1198 pages
...qualities, harmonies, pitch, and concord are part of his science of painting. He has said : Nature indeed contains the elements in color and form of all pictures,...beautiful, as the musician gathers his notes and forms chords, until he brings forth from chaos glorious harmony. His predilection for color is toward the...
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The Gentle Art of Making Enemies: As Pleasingly Exemplified in Many ...

James McNeill Whistler - 1904 - 364 pages
...their might and Art was relegated to the curiosity shop. Nature contains the elements, in colour and form, of all pictures, as the keyboard contains...beautiful as the musician gathers his notes, and forms hia chords, until he bring forth from chaos glorious harmony. To say to the painter, that Nature is...
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