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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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A Life of Edmund Burke

Sir James Prior - 1891 - 545 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 grice, in facility, in happy invention, and in the richness and harmony of colouring, he...
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Memoirs of Mrs. Siddons: Interspersed with Anecdotes of Authors and Actors

James Boaden - 1893 - 471 pages
...and I select this picture to justify his praise. c He was the fin-; 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 ot colouring, he...
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Memoirs of Mrs. Siddons: Interspersed with Anecdotes of Authors and Actors

James Boaden - 1893 - 471 pages
...and I select this picture to justify his praise. ' 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 History of Modern Painting, Volume 1

Richard Muther - Painting - 1895
...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 was...
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Sir Joshua Reynolds: His Life & Art

Lord Ronald Sutherland Gower - 1902 - 144 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 painting portraits he appeared not to be raised upon that platform, but to descend to it from a higher...
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1785-1824

Charles Wells Moulton - American literature - 1910
...accounts one of the most memorable men of his time. ... He was the first Englishman who added the praise / UJ KվkW[ < cz h <yR h x 洙7 h_ 4 |ڀM F taste, in grace, in facility, in happy invention, and in the richness and harmony of colouring, he...
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The Golden Age of Engraving

Frederick Keppel - 1910
...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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Sketches of Great Painters

Edwin Watts Chubb - Painters - 1915 - 263 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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Catalogue of an Exhibition of Early English Portraits and Landscapes Lent

Carnegie Institute. Dept. of Fine Arts - Painters - 1917 - 24 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 London Quarterly Review, Volume 25

William Lonsdale Watkinson, William Theophilus Davison - Theology - 1866
...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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