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" For the works of nature are full of disproportion, and fall very short of the true standard of beauty. So that Phidias, when he formed his Jupiter, did not copy any object ever presented to his sight; but contemplated only that image which he had conceived... "
The Cabinet of Arts: Or, General Instructor in Arts, Science, Trade ... - Page 350
by Hewson Clarke, John Dougall - 1817 - 859 pages
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The Monthly Review, Volume 44

Ralph Griffiths, George Edward Griffiths - 1771
...beautiful. For the works of nature are full of difproportion, and fail very fhort of the true ftandard of beauty. So that Phidias, when he formed his Jupiter, did not copy any object ever prefented to his fight; but contemplated only that image which he had conceived in his mind from Homer's...
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THE MONTHLY REVIEW

Several Hands - 1771
...beautiful. For the works of nature are full of difproportion, and fail very fliort of the true ftandard of beauty. So that Phidias, when he formed his Jupiter, did not copy any obje& ever prefented to his fight; but contemplated only that knage which he had conceived in his mind...
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Annual Register, Volume 14

Edmund Burke - History - 1772
...he formed his Jupiter, did ,nof copy any objeft ever pre' fented to his fight; but con' templated only that image which ' he had conceived in his mind ' from Homer's defcription." And thus Cicero, fpeaking of the fame Phidias ; " Neither did this " artift," fays he,...
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The Works of Sir Joshua Reynolds, Knight ...: Containing His ..., Volume 1

Sir Joshua Reynolds, Edmond Malone - Art - 1801
...what is perfectly " beautiful. For the works of nature are full "of disproportion, and fall very short of the " true standard of beauty. So that Phidias,...conceived in his mind from Homer's " description." And thus Cicero, speaking of the same Phidias : <c Neither did this '? artist," says he, " when he...
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The Works of Sir Joshua Reynolds, Knight ; Late President of the Royal ...

Sir Joshua Reynolds, Edmond Malone - Art - 1809
...perfectly *' beautiful. For the works of nature are full *' of disproportion, a,nd fall very short of the " true standard of beauty. So that Phidias,...copy *' any object ever presented to his sight; but 44 contemplated only that image which he *' had conceived in his mind from Hpmer*s " description."...
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The Literary Works of Sir Joshua Reynolds ...: Containing His ..., Volume 1

Sir Joshua Reynolds - Art - 1819
...is perfectly " beautiful. For the works of nature are full " of disproportion, and fall very short of the " true standard of beauty. So that Phidias,...conceived in his mind from Homer's " description." And thus Cicero, speaking of the same Phidias : " Neither did this " artist," says he, " when he carved...
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The Literary Works of Sir Joshua Reynolds, Kt. Late President of the Royal ...

Sir Joshua Reynolds, Edmond Malone - Art - 1819 - 3 pages
...is perfectly " beautiful. For the works of nature are full " of disproportion, and fall very short of the " true standard of beauty. So that Phidias,...conceived in his mind from Homer's " description." And thus Cicero, speaking of the same Phidias: " Neither did this " artist," says he, " when he carved...
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The complete works of sir Joshua Reynolds, with an orig. memoir and ...

sir Joshua Reynolds - 1824
...is perfectly beautiful. For the " works of nature are full of disproportion, and " fall very short of the true standard of beauty. " So that Phidias,...conceived in his mind from Homer's " description." And thus Cicero, speaking of the same Phidias : " Neither did this artist," says he, " when he carved...
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The Complete Works of Sir Joshua Reynolds, First President of the Royal ...

Sir Joshua Reynolds - Art - 1824
...is perfectly beautiful. For the " works of nature are full of disproportion, and " fall very short of the true standard of beauty. " So that Phidias,...conceived in his mind from Homer's " description." And thus Cicero, speaking of the same Phidias : " Neither did this artist," says he, " when he carved...
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The literary works of sir Joshua Reynolds. To which is prefixed a ..., Volume 1

sir Joshua Reynolds - 1835
...Timaeum Platonis, as cited by Junius de Picturs V*t*rum.— R. of disproportion, and fall very short of the true standard of beauty. So that Phidias, when...had conceived in his mind from Homer's description." And thus Cicero, speaking of the same Phidias : — " Neither did this artist," says he, " when he...
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