A Handbook of Burghley, Northamptonshire, Comprising an Account of the House and Its Contents

A Handbook of Burghley, Northamptonshire, Comprising an Account of the House and Its Contents

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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. 1851 edition. Excerpt: ...led hy the tainted wind, fudged in thick coverts, chanced a hoar to find. The callow hero show'd a manly heart, And pierced the savage with a side-long dart. The flying savage, wounded, tum'd again, Wrcuch'd out tin: gory dart, and fonm'd with pain. The tremhling hoy, hy flight, his safety sought, And now rccall'd the lore which Venus taught; Hut now, too late to fly, the hoar he strove, Who in the groin his tusks impetuous drove; On the discolour'd grass Adonis lay, The monster trampling o'er his heauteous prey." Ovid's Met. Venus shed many tears at his death, and changed him into a flower called the anemony. Sketch of the Altar at Perugia.... F. Barroccio. Virgin appearing to St. Bruno, (pan.).. John VanEyck. Filippo D'Angeli, an excellent painter of hattles and landscapes, was horn at Rome in 1600, and died in 1640. This painter was called Napoletano, hecause he was taken to Naples when very young. After studying the antique with some diligence, he adopted the manner of a Flemish artist, called Mozzo (or Stump) hecause, having lost his right hand, he used his pencil with his left. Although he painted hattle-pieces hest, yet he employed himself in taking landscapes, views of puhlic huildings, &c. The models ascrihed to him at Burghley, certainly appear distinct from his regular studies; hut his versatility of talent might possihly excite him to novel pursuits. t Frederigo Barroccio was the son of an eminent sculptor, and horn at Urhino, in 1.128. His first master was Baltista Venezano, under whom he studied till his twentieth year, when he went to Rome, where he practised under the auspices of Cardinal della Rovera, whose palace he ornamented with several frescoes. He returned to his native town after an ahsence of four years, and...show more

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  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 159g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236617347
  • 9781236617347