Companion To The Most Celebrated Private Galleries Of Art In London; Containing Accurate Catalogues…

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1844 edition. Excerpt: ...6 ft. 6 in. by 7 ft. 3 in. S. G. PANNINI (Gianpaolo), b. 1691; d. 1764. Roman S. A celebrated architectural painter. 57 Architectural Ruins, with Figures. 58 Architectural Ruins, with Figures. c. 3 ft. by a ft. 59 A Grand Architectural Composition, with the Marriage at Cana. From the collection of the Due de Berry. C. about 6 ft. by 4 ft. PARMIGIANO (Francesco Mazzola), b. 1503; d. 1540. The most celebrated of the followers and imitators of Correggio. His finest works are in fresco at Parma, and his sublime " Moses," and his beautiful " Eve," of the Steccata, are celebrated examples of the grandeur to which he could rise, and of the grace which was his chief characteristic. Judging, however, from those of his easel pictures I have seen, I should prefer one of his noble portraits to them all. He is too frequently on the brink of what one hates most in art and in everything--affectation. 60 Portrait of a Young Man.--Three-quarters, habited in a cloak trimmed with light fur, and wearing a black beret. Exceedingly fine, but it has suffered much, the hands particularly. Purchased by the Duke of Sutherland from the Aldrovandi collection at Bologna. 61 The Adoration of the Shepherds. PELLEGRINO DA MODENA, fl. 1509 to 1523. Pellegrino Munari, of Modena, was a scholar of Raphael, and one of the assistants in his works in the Vatican. In his frescoes, he is said to approach Raphael in the grandeur and grace of his compositions. His easel pictures are very rare, and his best works remain in Modena, his native city, where he perished tragically at the age of thirty-eight, murdered by the relatives of a youth who had been accidentally killed in a brawl by his son. 62 The Virgin and Child--seated on a throne; St. Anthony and St. Clara adoring; three angels are...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1844 edition. Excerpt: ...6 ft. 6 in. by 7 ft. 3 in. S. G. PANNINI (Gianpaolo), b. 1691; d. 1764. Roman S. A celebrated architectural painter. 57...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:134 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.29 inPublished:July 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217813399

ISBN - 13:9780217813396

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