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" His colour, and his mode of finishing, approach nearer to perfection than those of any other Painter : the gliding motion of his outline, and the sweetness with which it melts into the ground ; the cleanness and transparency of his colouring, which stop... "
Putnam's Home Cyclopedia ... - Page 319
by G.P. Putnam & Co - 1852
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A General Dictionary of Painters: Containing Memoirs of the Lives ..., Volume 1

Matthew Pilkington - Painters - 1829
...His colour and mode of finishing approach nearer to perfection than those of any other painter ; the gliding motion of his outline, and the sweetness with...the ground ; the clearness and transparency of his colouring, which stops at that exact medium in which the purity and perfection of taste lies, leaves...
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A Dictionary of Biography: Comprising the Most Eminent Characters of All ...

Richard Alfred Davenport - 1831 - 584 pages
..."-approach nearer ц perfection than those of any other painter the gliding motion of his outline, and n.< sweetness with which it melts into the ground ; the clearness and transparency of his colouring, which stops at that exact medium in which the purity and perfection of taste lies, leaves...
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A Dictionary of Biography: Comprising the Most Eminent Characters of All ...

Richard Alfred Davenport - Biography - 1832 - 527 pages
...finishing," says Sir Joshua Reynolds, " approach nearer lo perfection than those of any other painter; the gliding motion of his outline, and the sweetness with...the ground ; the clearness and transparency of his colouring, which stops at that exact medium in which the purity and perfection of taste lies, leaves...
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A Dictionary of Biography: Comprising the Most Eminent Characters of All ...

Richard Alfred Davenport - Biography - 1832 - 527 pages
...finishing," nays Sir Joshua Reynolds, " approach nearer to perfection than those of any other painter; the gliding motion of his outline, and the sweetness with which it melts into the ground; tha clearness and transparency of his colouring, which stops at that exact medium in which the purity...
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The Literary Works of Sir Joshua Reynolds: First President of the ..., Volume 2

Sir Joshua Reynolds - Art - 1835
...colour, and his mode of finishing, approach nearer to perfection than those of any other painter ; the gliding motion of his outline, and the sweetness with which it melts into the ground ; the cleanness and transparency of his colouring, which stop at that exact medium in which the purity and...
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The literary works of sir Joshua Reynolds. To which is prefixed a ..., Volume 2

sir Joshua Reynolds - 1835
...colour, and his mode of finishing, approach nearer to perfection than those of any other painter ; the gliding motion of his outline, and the sweetness with which it melts into the ground ; the cleanness and transparency of his colouring, which stop at that exact medium in which the purity and...
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A general dictionary of painters, revised, with additions

Matthew Pilkington - 1840
...His colour and mode of finishing approach nearer to perfection than those of any other painter; the gliding motion of his outline, and the sweetness with...the ground; the clearness and transparency of his colouring, which stops at that exact medium in which the purity and perfection of taste lies, leaves...
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The Literary Works of Sir Joshua Reynolds,: ... To which is ..., Volume 2

Sir Joshua Reynolds - Painters - 1846 - 495 pages
...colour, and his mode of finishing, approach nearer to perfection than those of any other painter; the gliding motion of his outline, and the sweetness with which it melts into the ground; the cleanness and transparency of his colouring, which stop at that exact medium in which the purity and...
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A Dictionary of Biography: Comprising the Most Eminent Characters of All ...

Richard Alfred Davenport - Biography - 1846 - 527 pages
...with which it melts into the ground; the clearness and transparency uf his colouring, which -r.,- at that exact medium in which the purity and perfection of taste lie?, leaves nothing to be wished for.1* Yet, notwithstanding his genius and industry, ** poorly, poor...
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The Universal Biographical Dictionary: Embracing the Most Eminent Characters ...

Richard Alfred Davenport - Biography - 1849 - 527 pages
...to perfection than those of any other painter; the gliding motion of his outline, and the sweetneee with which it melts into the ground; the clearness and transparency of his colouring, which stops at that exact medium in which the purity and perfection of taste lies, leaves...
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