A Catalogue of the Pictures, Etc. In the Shakespeare Gallery Pall-Mall (Classic Reprint) by William ShakspeareA Catalogue of the Pictures, Etc. In the Shakespeare Gallery Pall-Mall (Classic Reprint) by William Shakspeare

A Catalogue of the Pictures, Etc. In the Shakespeare Gallery Pall-Mall (Classic Reprint)

byWilliam Shakspeare

Paperback | January 13, 2019

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Upon the merits of the Pictures themselves, it is not for me to speak; I believe there nevenwas a perfect Picture, in all the three great requisites of Composition, Colouring, and Design - It must not therefore be expected that such a phaenome non will be found here. - This much, however, I will venture to say, that in every Picture in the Gallery there is something to be praised, and I hopesufhcient marks of merit, to justify the lovers of their country, in holding out the fostering hand of Encouragement to native Genius. - I ?atter myself, on the present occasion, that the estab lished Masters will support and increase their for mer reputation, and that the younger Artists will daily improve, under the benign in?uence of the Public patronage - They all know, that their fu ture fame depends 011 their present exertions: for here the Painter' slabours will be perpetually nu der the public eye, and compared with those of his cotemporaries - while his other works either locked up in the cabinets of the curious, zo'r dis-g persed over the country, in the houses of the dif-i ferent possessors, can comparatively contribute but little, to his present fortune or future fame.

I must again express my hopes, that the Sub scribers will be satisfied with the progress made in this arduous undertaking, for it is to be con sidered, that works of gemus cannot be hurried on, like the operations of a manufactory, and that En.

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Title:A Catalogue of the Pictures, Etc. In the Shakespeare Gallery Pall-Mall (Classic Reprint)Format:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.51 inPublished:January 13, 2019Publisher:1KG LimitedLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0259400246

ISBN - 13:9780259400240

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