Exposition O. Tassaert au bénéfice de l'Association des artistes peintres, sculpteurs, graveurs, etc: ouverture: le mardi 29 décembre 1885

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Impr. Vve. Renou et Maulde, 1849 - 37 pages
 

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Page 217 - Jeffreidos,' on a battle between him and a turkey cock ; and in 1638 was published a very small book, called
Page 39 - George: these four to be painted with the finest oyle colours, in the richest, finest and freshest clothings that may be made of fine Gold, Azure of fine purpure, of fine white and other finest colours necessary, garnished, bordered and poudered in the finest and curiousest wise...
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Page 314 - They really increase in proportion to the size of the canvas on which they are to be displayed. His superiority is not seen in easel pictures, nor even in detached parts of his greater works ; which are seldom eminently beautiful. It does not lie in an attitude, or in any peculiar expression, but in the general effect, in the genius which pervades and illuminates the whole.
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Page 85 - Imitations of original Drawings by Hans Holbein, in the Collection of His Majesty, for the Portraits of Illustrious Persons of the Court of Henry VIII. with biographical Tracts. Published by John Chamberlaine, Keeper of the King's Drawings and Medals.
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Page 81 - A portrait by Holbein ; admirable for its truth and precision, and extremely well coloured. The blue flat ground which is behind the head gives a general effect of dryness to the picture : had the ground been varied, and made to harmonise more with the figure, this portrait might have stood in competition with the works of the best portrait painters.
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