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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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The Great Triumphs of Great Men

James Mason - Biography - 1875 - 624 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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Select British Eloquence: Embracing the Best Speeches Entire, of the Most ...

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - Great Britain - 1875 - 947 pages
...accounts, one of the most memorable men ol his time. He was the first Englishman who added tho 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 harmo ny of coloring, he...
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Handbook to the Department of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum

British Museum. Department of Prints and Drawings, Louis Fagan - Artists - 1876 - 228 pages
...accounts, one of the most remarkable 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 of harmony of colouring, he was...
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A Descriptive and Historical Catalogue of the Collection of ..., Parts 1-2

Sir George Scharf - Painting - 1877
...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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Sir Joshua Reynolds

Moses Foster Sweetser - 1878 - 176 pages
...noble and sincere obituary notice, characterizing him as " 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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Great achievements of military men, statesmen, and others, selected by the ...

Robert Cochrane (miscellaneous writer.) - 1879
...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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Joshua Reynolds

Moses Foster Sweetser - Artists - 1879
...noble and sincere obituary notice, characterizing him as " 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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The gallery of British artists, Volume 1

John Sherer - Art, British - 1879
...the most memorable men of his time. He says, " that 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 Hand-book of English and American Literature

Esther J. Trimble Lippincott - American literature - 1884 - 518 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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Great English Painters

Allan Cunningham - Artists - 1886 - 311 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,...
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