Mus Ee de Peinture Et de Sculpture, Ou Recueil Des Principaux Tableaux, Statues Et Bas-Reliefs Des Collections Publiques Et Particulileres de L'Europe Volume 13

Mus Ee de Peinture Et de Sculpture, Ou Recueil Des Principaux Tableaux, Statues Et Bas-Reliefs Des Collections Publiques Et Particulileres de L'Europe Volume 13

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1832 edition. Excerpt: ...et Diane dans les airs parait applaudira la defaite de ces petits dieux. Rien n'est plus naturel, plus gracieux, plus piquant, que cette scene vraiment anacreontique. Le paysage est traite avec autant de gout que les figures. Les fonds et les ombres ont cependant pousse au noir; mais les carnations dans les parties claires, sont assez bien conservees. Ce tableau est le plus agreable de la suite des quatre qui ss voient au musee du Louvre, et qui a ete gravee en 167I par Et. Baudet. Largeur., 8 pieds; haut., 6 pieds 4 pouces. ITALIAN SCHOOL.----. ALBANO. FRENCH MUSEUM. THE LOVES DISARMED. Diana's Nymphs finding a little army of Loves asleep under the trees, embrace the opportunity of avenging themselves--seize their weapons, break their bows, and scatter their arrows to the winds. One of the Nymphs, with a pair of scissors, is clipping Ihe wings of one of the Loves. At the entrance of the wood, Calisto is seen in an attitude of defiance; and Diana, from the clouds, applauds the defeat of the hostile little Deities. Nothing can be more natural, graceful and piquant than this truly anaereontic scene, of which the landscape is no less tasteful than the ligures. The grounds and shades of colouring have turned black, but the carnation of the light parts is still tolerably preserved. This piece is the most pleasing of a series of four, in the Gallery of the Louvre: it was engraved, in 1672, by Etienne Baudet. Width, S feet 6 inches; height, 6 feet 8 inches. ECOLE ESPAGNOLE.--MCRILLO. GAL. DE MUNICHi ENFANTS JOUANT AUX DES. Les tableaux d'histoire peints par Murillo font connaitre le genie de ce peintre; mais il n'est pas necessaire de...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236987357
  • 9781236987358