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" Sir Joshua Reynolds was, on very many accounts, one of the most memorable men of his time. He was the first Englishman who added the praise of the elegant arts to the other glories of his country. In taste, in grace, in facility, in happy invention, and... "
The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year - Page 225
1799
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Anecdote biography

John Timbs - 1860
...accounts one of the most memorable men of his time. He was the first Englishman who added the praise of the elegant arts to the other glories of his country. In taste, in grace, in facility, in happy invention, in the richness and harmony of colouring, he was...
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A book for a rainy day: or, Recollections of the events of the years 1766-1833

John Thomas Smith - History - 1861 - 315 pages
...accounts, one of the most memorable men of his time. He was the first Englishman who added the praise of the elegant arts to the other glories of his country. In taste, in grace, in facility, in happy invention, and in the richness and harmony of colouring, he...
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A Catalogue of Books, the Property of a Political Economist: With Critical ...

John Ramsay McCulloch - Catalogs, Dictionary - 1862 - 394 pages
...accounts, one of the most memorable men of his time. He was the first Englishman who added the praise of the elegant arts to the other glories of his country. In taste, in grace, in facility, in happy invention, and in the richness and harmony of colouring, he...
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The English Nation; Or, A History of England in the Lives of ..., Volume 4

George Godfrey Cunningham - Great Britain - 1863
...accounts, one of the most memorable men of his time. He was the first Englishman who added the praise of the elegant arts to the other glories of his country. In taste — in grace — in facility — in happy invention — and in the richness and harmony of colouring,...
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The book of days, a miscellany of popular antiquities, Volume 1

Robert Chambers - Chronology, Historical - 1862
...accounts one of the most memorable men of his time. Ho was the first Englishman who added the praise of the elegant arts to the other glories of his country. In taste, in grace, in facility, in happy invention, in the richness and harmony of colouring, he was...
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A Compendium of English Literautre: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1863
...accounts, one of the most memorable men of his time. He was the first Englishman •who added the praise of the elegant arts to the other glories of his country. In taste, in grace, in facility, in happy invention, and in the richness and harmony of coloring, he was...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1865 - 776 pages
...accounts, one of the most memorable men of his time. He was the first Englishman who added the praise of the elegant arts to the other glories of his country. In taste, in grace, in facility, in happy invention, and in the richness and harmony of coloring, he was...
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Descriptive and Historical Catalogue of the Pictures in the National Gallery ...

National Gallery (Great Britain), National Gallery (Great Britain)., Ralph Nicholson Wornum - Painters - 1869 - 191 pages
...accounts one of the most memorable men of his time. He was the first Englishman who added the praise of the elegant arts to the other glories of his country. In taste, in grace, and facility, in happy invention, and in the richness and harmony of colouring, he...
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Leicester square; its associations and its worthies. With a sketch of Hunter ...

Tom Taylor - 1874 - 495 pages
...accounts one of the most memorable men of his time. He was the first Englishman who added the praise of the elegant arts to the other glories of his country. In taste, in grace, in facility, in happy invention, and in the richness and harmony of colouring, he...
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A Descriptive and Historical Catalogue of the Collection of Pictures at ...

Edward Henry Stanley Earl of Derby, George Scharf - Art - 1875 - 307 pages
...accounts one of the " most memorable men of his time. He was the first Englishman who " added the praise of the elegant arts to the other glories of his country. " In taste, in grace, and facility ; in happy invention, and in the richness " and harmony of colouring,...
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