Outlines from the Antients

Outlines from the Antients : Exhibiting Their Principles of Composition in Figures and Basso-Relievos Taken Chiefly from Inedited Monuments of Greek and Roman Sculpture; With an Introductory Essay (Classic Reprint)

By (author) 

Free delivery worldwide

Available. Dispatched from the UK in 4 business days
When will my order arrive?

Description

Excerpt from Outlines From the Antients: Exhibiting Their Principles of Composition in Figures and Basso-Relievos Taken Chiefly From Inedited Monuments of Greek and Roman Sculpture; With an Introductory Essay Were I now (said he) to begin the world again, I would tread in the steps of this great master: to kiss the hem of his garment, to catch the slightest of his perfections, would be glory and distinction enough for an ambitious he I fwl aself gratification in knowing myself capable of such sensations as he intended to excite; I reflect not without vanity, that these discourses bear testimony to my admiration of that truly. Divine man; and I. Should desire, that the last words which I should pronounce to this Academy, and from this place, might be the name of Michael Angelo. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 230 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 12mm | 313g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243076126
  • 9780243076123