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" Rubens' maxims (where and what are they ?) ' Begin by painting in your shadows lightly, taking care that no white be suffered to glide into them — it is the poison of a picture except in the lights. If ever your shadows are corrupted by the introduction... "
Memoirs of Painting: With a Chronological History of the Importation of ... - Page 178
by William Buchanan - 1824
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The Arts and Artists: Or Anecdotes & Relics, of the Schools of ..., Volume 1

James Elmes - Art - 1825
...!" RUBENS' PROCESS OF COLOURING. [From hit Lessons an Painting.] " BEGIN," says this great master, " by painting in your shadows lightly, taking particular...care that no white is suffered to glide into them, it being the poison of a picture, except in the lights; if once your shadows are corrupted by the introduction...
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Chromatography, Or, A Treatise on Colours and Pigments, and of Their Powers ...

George Field - Color - 1835 - 276 pages
...have also the high authority of Rubens, who in the following extract from his Lessons says, " Begin by painting in your shadows lightly, taking particular...introduction of this baneful colour, your tones will be no longer warm and transparent, but heavy and leady. It is not the same in the lights ; they may...
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Materials for a history of oil painting, Volume 1

Sir Charles Lock Eastlake - Painting - 1847 - 434 pages
...accustomed to say, ' by painting your shadows thinly : be careful not to let white insinuate itself into them ; it is the poison of a picture except in the lights : if white be once allowed to dull the perfect transparency and golden warmth of your shadows, your colouring...
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Handbook of Young Artists and Amateurs in Oilpainting: Being Chiefly a ...

Laughton Osborn - Artists' materials - 1849 - 398 pages
...upon the attention of the student-artist. CHAPTER XIII. RUBENS' LESSON TO THE YOUNG ARTIST. " BEGIN by painting in your shadows lightly, taking particular care that no white be suffered to glide into them ; it is the poison of a picture, except in the lights ; if once your...
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Half-hour Lectures on the History and Practice of the Fine and Ornamental Arts

William Bell Scott - Art - 1874 - 370 pages
...was accustomed to say, 'by painting your shadows thinly; be careful not to let white insinuate itself into them ; it is the poison of a picture except in the lights ; if white be once allowed to dull the perfect transparency and golden warmth of your shadows, your colours...
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Story of a Flower, Volume 1

Henry Merritt - Artists - 1879
...Rubens. Rubens describes the process of laying on colours which he himself practised, thus : — ' Begin by painting in your shadows lightly, taking particular...care that no white is suffered to glide into them : white is the poison of a picture, except in the lights ; if once your shadows are corrupted by the...
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Practical hints on light and shade in painting

John Burnet - 1880
...the same opinion. In one of his maxims he says, " Begin by painting in your shadows lightly, taking care that no white is suffered to glide into them...the poison of a picture except in the lights ; if ever your shadows are E corrupted by the introduction of this baneful colour, your tones will no longer...
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Letters and Literary Remains, Volume 1

Edward FitzGerald - 1889 - 492 pages
...(where and what are they ?). ' Begin by painting in your shadows lightly, taking care that no white be suffered to glide into them — it is the poison of a picture except in the lights. If ever your shadows are corrupted by the introduc1 Mrs Wilkinson, his sister. tion of this baneful colour,...
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Letters and Literary Remains of Edward FitzGerald, Volume 1

Edward FitzGerald - Authors, English - 1889
...(where and what are they ?). ' Begin by painting in your shadows lightly, taking care that no white be suffered to glide into them — it is the poison of a picture except in the lights. If ever your shadows are corrupted by the introduc1 Mrs Wilkinson, his sister. tion of this baneful colour,...
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Belgravia: A London Magazine, Volume 77

1892
...by painting in your shadows lightly, taking care that no white is suffered to glide into them, for it is the poison of a picture except in the lights ; if ever your shadows are corrupted by the introduction of this baneful colour, your tones will no longer...
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