The Life, Letters and Work of Frederic Leighton

The Life, Letters and Work of Frederic Leighton

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Excerpt: ...myself to oppose anything against your judgment. Of Gamba I will say nothing, for he is going to enclose a few lines in this. I have made a trip to Florence this summer, and again thoroughly enjoyed the art-treasures. I think I have spoken to you of the wall-paintings by Giotto which were discovered two years ago in Santa Croce; one of them, which represents the death of St. Francis, is the literal prototype of the celebrated fresco by Ghirlandajo (on the same subject) in the Sta. Trinita, and I really prefer it. 157 Time, eyes, paper fail me, and I must close. I hope that, if you write to me again, you will tell me exactly what you are more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 222g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236700384
  • 9781236700384