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" Genius is chiefly exerted in historical pictures ; and the art of the painter of portraits is often lost in the obscurity of his subject. But it is in painting as in life, what is greatest is not always best. I should grieve to see Reynolds transfer to... "
Boswell's Life of Johnson: Tour to the Hebrides (1773) and Journey into ... - Seite 250
von James Boswell - 1786
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The gallery of portraits: with memoirs ...

Arthur Thomas Malkin, Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain) - 1835
...interesting to a few — that in the hands of Reynolds it was " employed in diffusing friendship, in renewing tenderness, in quickening the affections of the absent, and continuing the presence of the dead." Reynolds himself, however, without forgetting these important prerogatives, evidently took a more extended...
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The Gallery of Portraits: with Memoirs ...

1835
...interesting to a few — that in the hands of Reynolds it was " employed in diffusing friendship, in renewing tenderness, in quickening the affections of the absent, and continuing the presence of the dead." Reynolds himself, however, without forgetting these important prerogatives, evidently took a more extended...
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The Quarterly review, Band 38

1828
...pictures, and the art of the painter of portraits is often lost in the obscurity of his subject. But it is in painting as in life : what is greatest is...absent, and continuing the presence of the dead.'* Dr. Johnson says nothmg as to our alleged indifference for ' landscape ' and ' nature ;' these, indeed,...
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Distinguished Men of Modern Times ...: Lord Somers to Hunter

Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain) - 1838
...interesting to a few — that in the hands of Reynolds it was " employed in diffusing friendship, in renewing tenderness, in quickening the affections of the absent, and continuing the presence of the dead." Reynolds himself, however, without forgetting these important prerogatives, evidently took a more extended...
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Distinguished Men of Modern Times, Band 3

Henry Malden - 1838
...interesting to a few—that in the hands of Reynolds it was " employed in diffusing friendship, in renewing tenderness, in quickening the affections of the absent, and continuing the presence of the dead." Reynolds himself, however, without forgetting these important prerogatives, evidently took a more extended...
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The Saturday Magazine, Band 16

1840
...Johnson, who speaks of this department of the art as being " employed in diffusing friendship, in renewing tenderness, in quickening the affections of the absent, and continuing the presence of the dead." The exercise of of this art, he goes on to observe, every man desires "for the sake of those whom he loves,...
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The Saturday Magazine, Band 16

1840
...Johnson, who speaks of this department of the art as being " employed in diffusing friendship, in renewing tenderness, in quickening the affections of the absent, and continuing the presence of the dead." The exercise of of this art, he goes on to observe, every man desires " for the sake of those whom he loves,...
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Companion to the Most Celebrated Private Galleries of Art in London ...

1844 - 413 Seiten
...splendour and to airy fiction, that art which is now employed in diffusing friendship, in renewing tenderness, in quickening the affections of the absent, and continuing the presence of the dead." Now any tolerable face-painter may fulfil the first conditions, whose pictures after two or three generations...
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The Family Library (Harper)., Band 17

1846
...pictures, and the art of the painter of portraits is often lost in the obscurity of the subject. But it is in painting as in life ; what is greatest is...which is now employed in diffusing friendship, in renewing tenderness, in quickening the affections of the absent, and continuing the presence of the...
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Practical Essays on Various Branches of the Fine Arts: To which is Added, a ...

John Burnet - 1848 - 200 Seiten
...pictures, and the art of the painter of portraits is often lost in the obscurity of his subjects ; but it is in painting as in life: what is greatest is...absent, and continuing the presence of the dead." PORTRAIT PAINTING IN ENGLAND, WITH THE COMPARATIVE MERITS OF VANDYKE, REYNOLDS, AND LAWRENCE. PART...
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