Academy Notes Volume 5-8

Academy Notes Volume 5-8

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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. 1879 edition. Excerpt: ...35 X 24. No. 485. "A Daughter of Eve" W. J. HENNESSY. On this wall we should notice several good landscapes, notably No. 487, C. W. Wyllie; No. 488, Alfred De Breanski; No. 494, J. W. Smith; and 496, W. J. Slater. No. 482. S3 X! No. 482. "England's Welcome to Henry V. after Agincourt." Robert Hillingford. ' The people of England on hearing of the approach of their sovereign were literally mad with joy and triumph. At Dover they rushed into the sea to meet him, and carried him ashore on their shoulders." In the centre of this wall is Mr. Gow's principal picture (sketched below); on either side are--No. 481, "H. C. Okeover, Esq.," J. E. HoDGSOn, -A.R.A., and No. 497, "Luther Holden, Esq., President of the Royal College of Surgeons" J. E. Millais, R.A.; the last a very powerful portrait of the well-known surgeon. No. 490. 78 X 54. No. 490. "The Last Days of Edward VI." A. C. Gow. "As to the king's health, sire, it is still the same as I wrote you on the 27th ult Since then he has been shown at a window at Greenwich, where many saw him, but in such a plight, so weak and wasted, that the people said it was death. This was done because the commons began to murmur, and to say that he was dead."--Letter of Ambassador Scheyful i Charles V., July 4th, 1553.--" Froude, History," vol. v., p. 514. On the last wall of this gallery are--No. 507, " Breach of Promise of Marriage" JOHN MORGAN, and No. 512, "Holy Childhood" F. Goodall, R.A.; and a good landscape, to be noticed above, No. 509, "Beddgelert, North Wales," F. W. Meyer. No. 506. 34 X 62. No. 506. "The Silver of the Sea." CollN HUNteR. No. 514, "Her Sweetest Flower, " ARthUR STOCKS....show more

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  • Paperback | 44 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
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  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236518373
  • 9781236518378