Notes by Mr. Ruskin on His Drawings by the Late J.M.W. Turner Exhibited at the Fine Art Society's Galleries in the Spring of 1878; Also an Appendix Containing a List of the Engraved Works of J.M.W. Turner, Exhibited at the Same Time

Notes by Mr. Ruskin on His Drawings by the Late J.M.W. Turner Exhibited at the Fine Art Society's Galleries in the Spring of 1878; Also an Appendix Containing a List of the Engraved Works of J.M.W. Turner, Exhibited at the Same Time

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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. 1878 edition. Excerpt: ...erome's style (easy), and modern cheap.made, uncomfortable to a degree, and not strong, finally 'Drugs and colours, ' no name. Shopman conceivable. 79 IN THE MAIN STREET, CHEsTER. Old style. Cathe dral tower seen over the gables. Both these, Nos. 79 and 8o, are very early, not much more than a year's difference between them and the Oxford. 80 PEN AND BRITIsH INK SKETCH made on the back of a letter in which a friend had asked for some advize about drawing. He just turned the paper, drevt, wrote, and sent back folded the other way. 'A most precious example of the advancing metlnd of study. THIRD GROUP. PENCIL SKETCHES ON THE FIRST TOUR INTO YORKSHIRE AND SCOTLAND. 8I. CARBOROUGH. Observe the perfect, quiet, fearless deci: ion, with no hurry, and no showing off, 61'Sp6ClIlV6 watched in every line, then the perfec: setting of the beds of the rock up the angle of it, vhen they are vital to it, up to the highest piece of Castle. And see the love of walls and rocks, and many forms of them gathered well together, as fixed in him already as it was to his death. Compare Nos. 54, Rock and wall; 55, Rock and current wall, zigzag like forked lightning up the hill; 62, Rock and broad mass of fortress; 63, Walls, more his object than the town. 82. SCARBOROUGH.. I First dash of colour on pencil, same day as 8I. Foam of sea deliberately left. Broad wash stopping short of outline for future work on the all.important edges; never going ooer the outline, you observe. 83. SKETCH ON THE SPOT. BRINKBURN PRICRY. The England subject. This was all he wanted for a subject of picture, if he saw nd details on the spot of any particular beauty and importance. If he did, he went on, as we shall see; f not, he put in out of his own head what.show more

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  • Paperback | 28 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 68g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236753224
  • 9781236753229