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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature - Page 398
1810
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The Lives of the Most Eminent British Painters, Sculptors, and ..., Volume 5

Allan Cunningham - 1832
...heads were various the male were decided and grand ; the female, lovely : his figures resembled the antique the limbs were elegant and finely formed...expansion of spiral or cascade folds, composing with or contrasting the outline and chiaro-oscuro. Few artists, since the fifteenth century, have been able...
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The Georgian Era: Political and rural economists. Painters, sculptors ...

------ Clarke - 1834
...heads were various : the male were decided and grand, the female lovely : his figures resembled the antique the limbs were elegant and finely formed;...lines of which were finely varied with the union or ex, punsion of spiral or cascade folds, composing with, or contrasting the outline, and chiaro-scuro....
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Lives of eminent and illustrious Englishmen, ed. by G. G. Cunningham, Volume 13

Englishmen - 1837
...heads were various : the male was decided and grand, the female lovely : his figures resembled the antique, the limbs were elegant and finely formed...expansion of spiral or cascade folds, composing with, or contrasting the outline and chiaroscuro. Few artists, since the fifteenth century, have been able...
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The penny cyclopædia [ed. by G. Long]., Volume 20

Society for the diffusion of useful knowledge - 1841
...heads were various ; the rnalo were decided and grand ; the female lovely ; his figures resembled the antique ; the limbs were elegant and finely formed ; his drapery was well understood. ' Few artists since the fifteenth century have been able to do so much in so many different branches.'...
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The Epochs of Painting Characterized; a Sketch of the History of Painting ...

Ralph Nicholson WORNUM - 1847 - 509 pages
...His heads were various; the male were decided and grand; the female lovely; his figures resembled the antique ; the limbs were elegant and finely formed ; his drapery was well understood." " Few artists since the fifteenth century have been able to do so much in so many different branches."...
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The Epochs of Painting Characterized: A Sketch of the History of Painting ...

Ralph Nicholson Wornum - 1847 - 509 pages
...heads were various ; the male were decided and grand ; the female lovely ; his figures resembled the antique ; the limbs were elegant and finely formed ; his drapery was well understood." " Few artists since the fifteenth century have been able to do so much in so many different branches."'...
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The Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffussion of Useful ..., Volume 20

1841
...heads were various ; the male were decided and grand ; the female lovely ; his figures resembled the antique; the limbs were elegant and finely formed; his drapery was well understood." 'Few artists since the fifteenth century have been able to do so much in s* many different branches.'...
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The Imperial Dictionary of Universal Biography: A Series of Original ..., Part 1

1857 - 948 pages
..."were various. The male were decided and grand, the female lovely. His fignres resembled the antiqne ; the limbs were elegant, and finely formed ; his drapery was well understood. Few artists since tho fifteenth century have been able to do so mnch in so many different branches."...
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The English Nation; Or, A History of England in the Lives of ..., Volume 5

George Godfrey Cunningham - 1863
...heads were various : the male was decided and grand, the female lovely : his figures resembled the antique, the limbs were elegant and finely formed;...or, by its adhesion and transparency, discovering tin- form of the figure, the lines of which were finely varied with the union or expansion of spiral...
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The Epochs of Painting: A Biographical and Critical Essay on Painting and ...

Ralph Nicholson Wornum - 1864 - 583 pages
...heads were various ; the male were decided and grand ; the female lovely ; his figures resembled the antique ; the limbs were elegant and finely formed ; his drapery was well understood." " Few artists since the fifteenth century have been able to do so much in so many different branches."1...
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