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  • His paintings were so unique as to require no signature for identification.

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  • It contains museums of paintings and archaeology.

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  • It's full of sculptures and paintings.

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  • Inside, the first and second levels had been combined to create a large, tall space whose walls and ceilings were lined with paintings.

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  • No. The guy who bought your paintings I'd never seen before.

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  • You want me to bring you a couple more paintings?

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  • Wiping them away, she padded into the hall, down the stairs, and to her studio, which overflowed with paintings she'd done in the eight days since returning.

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  • She shivered and twisted to see the rest of her paintings.

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  • She'd forced herself to walk daily, if for no other reason than to keep her mind off the paintings and memories.

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  • Kiera gasped, drawing Evelyn's attention from the paintings to the door.

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  • Evelyn turned to the paintings she'd been perusing.

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  • Kiera's eyes went over all her paintings, settling again on the one of A'Ran.

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  • She crossed to sit where she couldn't see any of her paintings and instead gazed at Evelyn.

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  • She pulled the other three paintings out, and to Jackson's amazement had chosen correctly.

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  • The cathedral contains other 14th-century and early Renaissance paintings, the former including some Passion scenes, the only certain work of Barna da Siena, and some fine choir stalls.

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  • 1296), a brass of 1546, and some paintings (1507).

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  • Ferdinand, Philip's son, who succeeded under Dutillot's regency in 1765, saw his states occupied by the revolutionary forces of France in 1796, and had to purchase his lifeinterest with 6,000,000 lire and 25 of the best paintings in Parma.

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  • In the church of St Lars are some paintings by Per Horberg (1746-1816), the Swedish peasant artist.

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  • Protogenes embellished the city with his paintings, and Chares of Lindus with the celebrated colossal statue of the sun-god, which was 105 ft.

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  • This church contained some well-executed native paintings of St George and the Dragon, The Last Supper, &c. Among the religious observances of the Christians of Gondar is that of bathing in large crowds in the Gaha on the Feast of the Baptist, and again, though in more orderly fashion, on Christmas day.

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  • In modern times the manor was held by Wynne Ellis (1790-1875), who left a valuable collection of paintings to the nation.

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  • Most of the movable paintings have since 1863 been collected in the Pinacoteca Vannucci, established in the Palazzo del Municipio; besides a considerable number of pieces by Perugino, there are specimens of Niccolo Alunno, Bonfigli, Pinturicchio, &c. A very interesting and important exhibition of Umbrian art was held here in 1907.

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  • The copying of the paintings of the o~ld masters is becoming an art industry of no small mercantile import.

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  • He is celebrated as a collector of paintings, books, gems and sculptures, his "Arundel marbles" being given by his grandson in 1667 to the University of Oxford.

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  • He built a stately house in the city, and adorned it with a multitude of paintings.

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  • It has a town hall with handsome rooms, a library, a gymnasium, a lyceum, elementary schools, an arsenal, and eleven churches, the finest of which is St Martin's, of the 15th century, with many excellent paintings and a tower 300 ft.

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  • The archiepiscopal palace and Museo Civico, as well as the municipal buildings, have some valuable paintings.

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  • Pilgrim Hall, a large stone building erected by the Pilgrim Society (formed in Plymouth in 1820 as the successor of the Old Colony Club, founded in 1769) in 1824 and remodelled in 1880, is rich in relics of the Pilgrims and of early colonial times, and contains a portrait of Edward Winslow (the only extant portrait of a "Mayflower" passenger), and others of later worthies, and paintings, illustrating the history of the Pilgrims; the hall library contains many old and valuable books and manuscripts - including Governor Bradford's Bible, a copy of Eliot's Indian Bible, and the patent of 1621 from the Council for New England - and Captain Myles Standish's sword.

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  • This figure, also known as the vesica piscis, is common in ecclesiastical seals and as a glory or aureole in paintings of sculpture, surrounding figures of the Trinity, saints, &c. The figure is, however, sometimes referred to the almond, as typifying virginity; the French name for the symbol is Amande mystique.

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  • Late Minoan art in its finest aspect is best illustrated by the animated ivory figures, wall paintings, and gesso duro reliefs at Cnossus, by the painted stucco designs at Hagia Triada, and the steatite vases found on the same site with zones in reliefs exhibiting life-like scenes of warriors, toreadors, gladiators, wrestlers and pugilists, and of a festal throng perhaps representing a kind of " harvest home."

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  • Of the more conventional side of Late Minoan life a graphic illustration is supplied by the remains of miniature wall paintings found in the palace of Cnossus, showing groups of court ladies in curiously modern costumes, seated on the terraces and balustrades of a sanctuary.

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  • The chest is of limestone coated with stucco, adorned with life-like paintings of offertory scenes in connexion with the sacred Double Axes of Minoan cult.

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  • Armillary spheres occur in many old sculptures, paintings and engravings; and from these sources we know that they were made for suspension, for resting on the ground or on a table, for holding by a short handle, or either for holding or for resting on a stand.

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  • In restoring this church curious mural paintings were discovered.

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  • The richness of the Aegean capitals and columns may be judged by those from the "Treasury of Atreus" now set up in the British Museum; and of the friezes we have examples in Mycenaean and Cnossian fragments, and Cnossian paintings.

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  • Mercuriale stands in the principal square, and contains, besides paintings, some good carved and inlaid choir stalls by Alessandro dei Bigni.

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  • Among many fine paintings, it contains portraits by Hoppner, Kneller, Lely, Opie and Reynolds.

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  • In later ages the representations of birds of one sort or another in Egyptian paintings and sculptures become countless, and the bassi-rilievi of Assyrian monuments, though mostly belonging of course to a subsequent period, are not without them.

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  • It is a stone building in Palladian style, and contains a number of splendid paintings and much fine wood-carving.

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  • Owing to a fire which gutted a great part of the palace in 1574, the internal appearance of the rooms was completely changed, and the fine series of early Paduan and Venetian paintings which decorated the walls of the chief rooms was lost.

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  • The great staircase and the lower and upper halls contain the unrivalled series of paintings by Tintoretto, which called forth such unbounded enthusiasm on the part of Ruskin.

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  • The gallery now constitutes a unique collection of Venetian paintings from the most ancient artists down to Tiepolo, one hall only being reserved for other Italian schools and one for foreign schools.

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  • It has one of the finest collections of casts in existence, a number of original pieces of Greek statuary, the second-best collection in the world of Aretine ware, the finest collection of Japanese pottery, and probably the largest and finest of Japanese paintings in existence.

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  • In ancient vase paintings she is frequently met with; and the picture by Timanthes representing Agamemnon hiding his face at her sacrifice was one of the famous works of antiquity (Pliny, Nat.

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  • Close by is the university, with a colonnade adorned with paintings, and the Vallianean library with a handsome Doric portico of Pentelic marble.

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  • Tombs with paintings have also been found to the W.

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  • Subsequent popes manifested equal ardour, with the same damaging results, in the repair and adornment of the catacombs, and many of the paintings covering their walls, which have been assigned to the period of their original construction, are really the work of these later times.

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  • Both the roof and the walls are almost universally coated with stucco and covered with fresco paintings - in the earlier works merely decorative, in the later always symbolical or historical.

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  • These paintings, it will be seen, are simply decorative, of the same style as the wall-paintings of the baths, and those of Pompeii.

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  • All the more valuable of these paintings have been produced in J.

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  • with fresco paintings of different dates, in some cases lying one over the other.

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  • The walls are abundantly decorated with paintings, one of a liturgical character.

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  • The walls are often covered with paintings in a very simple archaic style, in red and black.

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  • The interior is decorated with modern paintings and frescoes.

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  • These paintings all date from the 15th or the 17th century.

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  • The fine arts department contains twenty-seven oil paintings by modern English and continental artists bequeathed by William Menelaus of Dowlais in 1883, the Pyke-Thompson collection of about roo water-colour paintings presented in 5899, and some 3000 prints and drawings relating to Wales.

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  • Of the six churches, the Schlosskirche, adorned with paintings by Lucas Cranach, in one of which ("The Last Supper") are portraits of several reformers, is the most interesting.

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  • The cathedral contains some fine stained glass, the largest organ in Germany (1856), and a number of interesting old paintings and carvings by Jorg Syrlin the elder, Jorg Syrlin the younger, Burkhard Engelberger, and other masters of the Swabian school.

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  • The picture gallery is equally important in its way, affording a survey both of the earlier Bolognese paintings and of the works of the Bolognese eclectics of the 16th and 17th centuries, the Caracci, Guido Reni, Domenichino, Guercino, &c. The primitive masters are not of great excellence, but the works of the masters of the 15th century, especially those of Francesco Francia (1450-1517) and Lorenzo Costa of Ferrara (1460-1535), are of considerable merit.

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  • Dunkirk is the seat of a sub-prefect; its public institutions include tribunals of first instance and of commerce, a board of trade-arbitrators, an exchange, a branch of the Bank of France and a communal college; and it has a school of drawing, architecture and music, a library and a rich museum of paintings.

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  • The Catholic Apostolic church at the foot of Broughton Street is architecturally noticeable, and one of its features is a set of mural paintings executed byMrsTraquair.

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  • It contains the famous Tabulae Iguvinae, and a collection of paintings of the Umbrian school, of furniture and of majolica.

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  • Maria di Provenzano, a vast baroque building of some elegance, designed by Schifardini (1594) Sant' Agostino, rebuilt by Vanvitelli in 1755, containing a Crucifixion and Saints by Perugino, a Massacre of the Innocents by Matteo di Giovanni, the Coming of the Magi by Sodoma, and a St Anthony by Spagnoletto (?); the beautiful church of the Servites (15th century), which contains another Massacre of the Innocents by Matteo di Giovanni and other good examples of the Sienese school; San Francesco, designed by Agostino and Agnolo about 1326, and now restored, which once possessed many fine paintings by Duccio Buoninsegna, Lorenzetti, Sodoma and Beccafumi, some of which perished in the great fire of 1655; San Domenico, a fine 13th-century building with a single nave and transept, containing Sodoma's splendid fresco the Swoon of St Catherine, the Madonna of Guido da Siena, 1281, and a crucifix by Sano di Pietro.

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  • Thanks to all these architectural treasures, the narrow Sienese streets with their many windings and steep ascents are full of picturesque charm, and, together with the collections of excellent paintings, foster the local pride of the inhabitants and preserve their taste and feeling for art.

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  • In the interior there are a "Madonna and Child" of Fra Bartolommeo and a number of other paintings and works of art.

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  • Outside the north gate is a street of tombs, in some of which were found arms, vases and fine mural paintings (now in the Naples Museum).

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  • Near Fasano are two small subterranean chapels with paintings of the 11th century A.D.

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  • Several of its churches are architecturally interesting, especially the Madonna delle Lacrime (1487) outside the town, the elegant early Renaissance architecture of which resembles that of the Madonna del Calcinaio at Cortona, and most of them (and also the municipal picture gallery) contain paintings by artists of the Umbrian school - notably Lo Spagna, a pupil of Perugino.

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  • Speaking generally, it has been found that the East as opposed to the West has undergone relatively little alteration in the principal constituents of dress among the bulk of the population, and, although it is often difficult to interpret or explain some of the details as represented (one may contrast, for example, worn sculptures or seals with the vivid Egyptian paintings), comparison with later descriptions and even with modern usage is frequently suggestive.

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  • Such embroideries are indicated by painting on the statues from the Acropolis and are often shown on vase paintings.

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  • Scott in 1874, is of Early English architecture, and has some remains on one of the columns of frescoes of the same period, while the 14th-century paintings in the chancel are in better preservation.

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  • from the town are well-preserved Bushman paintings.

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  • Charpentier regarded as absurd the use of Latin in monumental inscriptions, and to him was entrusted the task of supplying the paintings of Lebrun in the Versailles Gallery with appropriate legends.

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  • The present building has an imposing Corinthian portico, and encloses a court surrounded by an ambulatory adorned with historical paintings by Leighton, Seymour Lucas, Stanhope Forbes and others.

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  • The Wallace collection of paintings and objects of art, in Hertford House, Manchester Square, was bequeathed to the nation by the widow of Sir Richard Wallace in 1897.

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  • Dulwich College possesses a fine series of paintings, of the Dutch and other schools, bequeathed by Sir P. F.

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  • It consists mainly of paintings, but includes a few drawings and examples of sculpture.

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  • Saarbrucken has four Protestant churches, a Roman Catholic and an Old Catholic church, and a town hall adorned with paintings by Anton von Werner, illustrating episodes of the war of 1870.

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  • Owing to theAfashion of Dutch and Flemish painters introducing glass vases and drinking-glasses into their paintings of still life, interiors and scenes of conviviality, Holland and Belgium at the present day possess more accurate records of the products of their ancient glass factories than any other countries.

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  • In Greek art Leto usually appears carrying her children in her arms, pursued by the dragon sent by the jealous Hera, which is slain by the infant Apollo; in vase paintings especially she is often represented with Apollo and Artemis.

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  • It has a handsome town hall with fine paintings, an old tower (the Hexenturm, or witches' tower), a museum and various educational institutions.

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  • The largest is that belonging to Prince Liechtenstein, containing about 800 paintings, and specially rich in important works by Rubens and Van Dyck; the picture gallery of Count Harrach, with over 400 paintings, possessing numerous examples of the later Italian and French schools; that of Count Czernin, with over 340 paintings; and that of Count Schönborn, with 110 pictures.

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  • Some of the houses have traces of paintings on their facades.

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  • The city possesses also an academy of the fine arts, with a gallery of paintings; and the university a library of 120,000 volumes, a natural history museum, botanical garden and agricultural schools.

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  • tried to introduce an entirely novel style of domestic architecture, formed by the combination of older forms. At the east end it is closed by the Maximilianeum, an extensive and imposing edifice, adorned externally with large sculptural groups and internally with huge paintings representing the chief scenes in the history of the world.

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  • The Festsaalbau, erected by Klenze in the Italian Renaissance style, is adorned with mural paintings and sculptures, while the Königsbau, a reduced copy of the Pitti Palace at Florence, contains a series of admirable frescoes from the Niebelungenlied by Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld.

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  • It is adorned with a cycle of religious paintings by Heinrich von Hess (1798-1863), and the dome is supported by sixtyfour monoliths of grey Tyrolese marble.

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  • in 1894, rich in works by modern German masters, and the Lotzbeck collection of sculptures and paintings.

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  • The Palazzo della Ragione, with its great hall on the upper floor, is reputed to have the largest roof unsupported by columns in Europe; the hall is nearly rectangular, its length 2672 ft., its breadth 89 ft., and its height 78 ft.; the walls are covered with symbolical paintings in fresco; the building stands upon arches, and the upper storey is surrounded by an open loggia, not unlike that which surrounds the basilica of Vicenza; the Palazzo was begun in 1172 and finished in 1219; in 1306 Fra Giovanni, an Augustinian friar, covered the whole with one roof; originally there were three roofs, spanning the three chambers into which the hall was at first divided; the internal partition walls remained till the fire of 1420, when the Venetian architects who undertook the restoration removed them, throwing all three compartments into one and forming the present great hall.

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  • Close by the Eremitani is the small church of the Annunziata, known as the Madonna dell' Arena, whose inner walls are entirely covered with paintings by Giotto.

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  • The majority of them were rotundas, and were adorned with statues and paintings.

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  • The old Gothic church is dedicated to her, and in the choir is a shrine, enclosing her relics, with fine panel paintings representing incidents in her life by, probably, a contemporary of Memling.

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  • His cloister, sanctified by memories of St Antonine and adorned with the inspired paintings of Fra Angelico, seemed to him a fore-court of heaven.

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  • Maria in Organo, dating from 1481, with a facade of 1592 from Sanmichele's designs, contains paintings by various Veronese masters, and some fine choir-stalls of 1 499 by Fra Gioconda.

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  • As in Venice, many of the 16th-century palaces in Verona had stuccoed facades, richly decorated with large fresco paintings, often by very able painters.

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  • Verona, perhaps, had as many of these paintings as any town in Italy, but comparatively few are preserved and those only to a small extent.

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  • (i.) The first period is characterized by wall paintings of purely native style, closely resembling the early Christian pictures in the catacombs of Rome.

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  • The Kaisersaal retained its antique appearance until 1843, when, as also again in 1904, it was restored and redecorated; it is now furnished with a series of modern paintings representing the German kings and Roman emperors from Charlemagne to Francis II., in all fifty-two, and a statue of the first German emperor, William I.

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  • At the outset of his career he occupied himself mostly with landscapes and paintings of animals, executed with extraordinary detail in imitation of the prevailing taste of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood; but in 1857, while on a visit to the West of England, he made his first attempts as a sea-painter.

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  • The paintings of which we have any mention were almost limited to representations of Buddhist masters of the Tang dynasty (618 905), notably Wu Tao-zu (8th century), of whose genius romantic stories are related.

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  • It was not to his paintings, however, that he owed his greatest influence, but to the powerful impulse he gave to the illustration of books and broadsides by wood-engravings.

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  • These artists, at first educated in one of the native schools, obtained from a Hollander in Nagasaki some training in the methods and principles of European painting, and left a few oil paintings in which the laws of light and shade and perspective were correctly observed.

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  • Architects, turners, tilemakers, decorative artists and sculptors, coming from China and from Korea, erected grand temples for the worship of Buddha enshrining images of much beauty and adorned with paintings and carvings of considerable merit.

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  • Some temples are to be seen in which,the ceiling of the loggia is boarded flat and decorated with large paintings of dragons in black and gold.

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  • This building contains an archaeological museum with a collection of Roman stone monuments; the archives of the town; and the principal museum, which, besides valuable paintings and other works of art, contains the magnificent tombs of Philip the Bold and John the Fearless, dukes of Burgundy.

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  • He figured in the great paintings by Polygnotus in the Lesche at Delphi.

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  • Besides these pictures of sacred subjects, he made some designs for Dalziel's Bible, which for force of imagination excel the paintings.

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  • Of his decorative paintings, the best known are the elegant compositions (in spirit fresco) on the walls of the Victoria and Albert Museum, representing "The Industrial Arts of War and Peace."

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  • It was a long narrow building accessible only from the south, and the famous paintings were probably disposed around the walls so as to meet in the middle of the north side.

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  • The cathedral, originally a Tuscan Romanesque building of the 11th-12th centuries, is now a fine Renaissance basilica restored in the 18th century, containing some paintings by Luca Signorelli, a native of the place.

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  • Next come the various kinds of inhumation graves, the most important of which are rock-hewn chambers, many of which contain well-preserved paintings of various periods; some show close kinship to archaic Greek art, while others are more recent, and one, the Grotta del Tifone (so called from the typhons, or winged genii of death, represented) in which Latin as well as Etruscan inscriptions appear, belongs perhaps to the middle of the 4th century B.C. Fine sarcophagi from these tombs, some showing traces of painting, are preserved in the municipal museum, and also numerous fine Greek vases, bronzes and other objects.

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  • These belong to the 7th century B.C., and are followed by the tombe a camera, in which the tomb is a chamber hewn in the rock, and which can be traced back to the beginning of the 6th century B.C. From one of the earliest of these came the famous Francois vase; another is the tomb of Poggio Renzo, or della Scimmia (the monkey), with several chambers decorated with archaic paintings.

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  • Other noteworthy tombs are those of the Granduca, with a single subterranean chamber carefully constructed in travertine, and containing eight sarcophagi of the same material; of Vigna Grande, very similar to this; of Cone Casuccini (the ancient stone door of which is still in working order), with two chambers, containing paintings representing funeral rites; of Poggio Moro and Valdacqua, in the former of which the paintings are almost destroyed, while the latter is now inaccessible.

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  • 54 shows the record of several successive paintings on the same scale as that given by the micrometer.

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  • A rich collection of paintings is housed in the hotel de ville.

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  • Crowns, both open and arched, are represented in sculpture and paintings until the end of the reign of Edward IV., and the royal arms are occasionally ensigned by an open crown as late as the reign of Henry VIII.

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  • Of interest to visitors is that part of the city called Sonora Town,with its adobe houses, Mexican quarters, old Plaza and the Church of Our Lady, Queen of the Angels (first erected in 1822; rebuilt in 1861), which contains interesting paintings by early Indian converts.

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  • It has paintings by Hans Schaufelein, who was a native of Nordlingen, and a tower 290 ft.

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  • The municipal museum contains a library of over 85,000 volumes as well as 1800 MSS., and a fine collection of sculpture and paintings.

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  • The walls are covered with rare paintings.

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  • The academy of San Carlos and school of fine arts (founded in 1778) likewise contains good collections of paintings and statuary.

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  • The interior is very fine, and in one of the wings is a series of rooms dedicated to the poets Goethe, Schiller, Herder and Wieland, with appropriate mural paintings.

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  • Among the other prominent buildings in Weimar are the Griines Schloss (18th century), containing a library of 200,000 volumes and a valuable collection of portraits, busts and literary and other curiosities; the old ducal dower-house (Wittumspalais); the museum, built in1863-1868in the Renaissance style with some old masters and Preller's famous mural paintings illustrating the Odyssey.

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  • The fresco paintings in the galleries are perhaps the most interesting of the extant remains.

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  • The church of Santiago is noteworthy for its fine paintings and frescoes, some of which have been attributed, though on doubtful authority, to Peter Paul Rubens and other illustrious artists.

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  • Its chief buildings are the Johannisburg, built (1605-1614) by Archbishop Schweikard of Cronberg, which contains a library with a number of incunabula, a collection of engravings and paintings; .the Stiftskirche, or cathedral, founded in 980 by Otto of Bavaria, but dating in the main from the early 12th and the 13th centuries, in which are preserved various monuments by the Vischers, and a sarcophagus, with the relics of St Margaret (1540); the Capuchin hospital; a theatre, which was formerly the house of the Teutonic order; and several mansions of the German nobility.

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  • Plutarch mentions his paintings as possessing; the Homeric merit of ease and absence of effort.

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  • It contains a collection of antiquities (including some beautiful goblets) and a picture gallery which, though small, is celebrated for its fine collection of paintings by Frans Hals.

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  • 1778), a wealthy merchant, for the study of theology, natural science and art, and has lecture-theatres, a large library, and a museum containing a physical and a geological cabinet, as well as a collection of paintings, including many modern pictures, and a valuable collection of drawings and engravings by old masters.

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  • There are many vase and wall paintings and bas-reliefs illustrative of incidents in his life.

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  • It has the interesting Evangelical church of St John, built in the 15th century, with carvings by Veit Stoss, paintings by Wohlgemut, Martin Sch6n and others, and a ciborium by Adam Krafft; a fountain, the Schone Brunnen, and several schools.

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  • Like Monet, he made sunlight, and the effect of sunlight on the objects of nature, the chief subjects of his paintings, whether in the country or on the Paris boulevards.

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  • Indeed, in the closing years of his life he produced some of his finest paintings, in which he set down with admirable truth the peculiar atmosphere and colour and teeming life of the boulevards, streets and bridges of Paris and Rouen.

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  • Pissarro is represented in the Caillebotte room at the Luxembourg, and in almost every collection of impressionist paintings.

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  • The gallery of paintings, housed in a handsome building erected in 1880 on the Schdne Aussicht, contains one of the finest small collections in Europe, especially rich in the works of Rembrandt, Frans Hals and Van Dyck.

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  • The chapel of the counts attached to the church dates from 1373, and contained mural paintings of the counts and countesses of Flanders down to the merging of the title in the house of Burgundy.

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  • The Layton Art Gallery contains one of the best collections of paintings west of the Alleghanies.

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  • No ruins are visible, the mounds of the old city being for the most part hidden under modern buildings; but the slopes of the limestone hills behind it are pierced with an infinity of rock-cut tombs, some of which were large and decorated with sculptures, paintings and long inscriptions.

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  • It is remarkable also that, contrary to the usual rule, he is commonly represented in Egyptian sculptures and paintings full faced instead of in profile.

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  • In this quarter, some distance back from the river, is the new and richly decorated Vladimir cathedral (1862-1896), in the Byzantine style, distinguished for the beauty and richness of its paintings.

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  • The art museum, in Eden Park, contains paintings by celebrated European and American artists, statuary, engravings, etchings, metal work, wood carving, textile fabrics, pottery, and an excellent collection in American ethnology and archaeology.

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  • van Ingen and mural paintings by Edwin A.

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  • The cathedral of St Christopher is also of note; on the top of the tower (246 ft.) is a copper statue of the saint, and the interior is adorned with paintings by Rubens, Jacob de Wit (1695-1754) and others.

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  • To Bowdoin College he gave land, money and apparatus; and he made the college his residuary legatee, bequeathing to it his collection of paintings and drawings, then considered the finest in the country.

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  • Frediano, Lucca, and were among the master's latest paintings.

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  • The municipal museum, founded in 1869 and located in the old cloth-hall (Laeckenhalle) (1640), contains a varied collection of antiquities connected with Leiden, as well as some paintings including works by the elder van Swanenburgh, Cornelius Engelbrechtszoon, Lucas van Leiden and Jan Steen, who were all natives of Leiden.

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  • There is also a small collection of paintings in the Meermansburg.

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  • In the interior, which is without transepts or aisles, the roodscreen and the choir-enclosure, which date from about 1500, are masterpieces of delicate sculpture; the vaulting and the walls are covered with paintings of the 15th and 16th centuries.

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  • The relation between the wall paintings of Teotihuacan and ornaments at Chichen Itza, as also the existence of sculptured stone yokes in Teotihuacan, in the country of the Totonacs, in Guatemala.

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  • Caylus was an admirable engraver, and copied many of the paintings of the great masters.

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  • The hotel de ville contains a library and a museum which possesses a collection of paintings of the Flemish school and some interesting souvenirs of Napoleon I.

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  • The Doria-Pamphilii palace in Rome, a splendid edifice, was built in the 17th century, and contains a valuable collection of paintings.

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  • Hot water was mixt with the wine in the Greek churches for some centuries, and this custom is seen in catacomb paintings.

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  • The interior is richly adorned with stained-glass windows of modern date, costly shrines, paintings and tombs.

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  • The cathedral is adorned with many valuable objects of art, paintings and sculptures, by such artists as Veit Stoss, Guido Reni, Peter Vischer, Thorwaldsen, &c. Part of the ancient Polish regalia is also kept here.

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  • The Gothic church of St Mary, founded in 1223, rebuilt in the 14th century with several chapels added in the 15th and 16th centuries, was restored in 1889-1893, and decorated with paintings from the designs by Matejko.

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  • The fine cathedral, founded in 1057, was built in 1671 and contains some valuable paintings.

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  • Apart from the illuminated MSS., the mural paintings, the mosaics, and the goldsmith's work of Mount Athos are of infinite interest to the student of Byzantine art.

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  • Trinity House is a charity for seamen of the merchant service; the building (1753) was founded by the Trinity House Gild instituted in 1369, and contains a noteworthy collection of paintings and a museum.

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  • Spirito are two paintings by Luca Signorelli, the "Crucifixion" and the "Day of Pentecost," originally intended for a processional banner.

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  • Other paintings with which the name of the gallery is generally associated are Correggio's "La Notte" and "Mary Magdalene"; Titian's "Tribute Money" and "Venus"; "The Adoration" and "The Marriage in Cana," by Paul Veronese; Andrea del Sarto's "Abraham's Sacrifice"; Rembrandt's "Portrait of Himself with his Wife sitting on his Knee"; "The Judgment of Paris" and "The Boar Hunt," by Rubens; Van Dyck's "Charles I., his Queen, and their Children."

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  • In the interior of the church are some beautiful stained glass windows, both ancient and modern, the tombstones of several of the dukes of Zahringen, statues of archbishops of Freiburg, and paintings by Holbein and by Hans Baldung (c. 1 47 0 - 1 545), commonly called Griin.

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  • Most of the interior walls of the caves were covered with fresco paintings, of a considerable degree of merit, and somewhat in the style of the early Italian painters.

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  • The church of Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe (modernized with a shingle roof and a wooden steeple) contains interesting paintings and antique wood-carvings.

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  • Both subjects and style show close analogy to the paintings in the palace at Cnossus in Crete.

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  • The church dates from the 11th, 1 2 th and 13th centuries, was restored in 1875 and following years and in 1890-1894 was adorned with paintings.

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  • It has been suggested that Philostratus is here doscribing a series of heroic paintings in the palace of Julia Domna.

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  • It contains numerous relics of Luther and portraits and other paintings by the Cranachs.

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  • The interior is richly decorated and once contained the finest collection of paintings in Scotland, but most of them, together with the Hamilton and Beckford libraries, were sold in 1882.

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  • Domenico near it has Norman cloisters, and several of the other churches contain paintings by Andrea Sabbatini da Salerno, one of the best of Raphael's scholars.

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  • The other public buildings include six 17th-century churches, a museum and a cathedral, consecrated in 1231 and having its interior walls covered with paintings.

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  • made a grant of it to the Academy of Arts, which holds its annual exhibition of paintings and sculpture in April and May, in the adjacent Kunstudstilling (1883).

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  • One of the mansions, the Moltkes Palais, has a collection of Dutch paintings formed in the 18th century.

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  • The town hall is internally richly embellished and has a gallery of interesting paintings.

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  • The chief building is the Great Palace, the so-called "House of Minos," the excavation of which by Arthur Evans dates from 1900: a number of rooms lying round the central paved court, oriented north and south, have been identified, among them being the throne-room with some wellpreserved wall paintings and a small bathroom attached, in the north-west quarter a larger bathroom and a shrine, and residential chambers in the south and east.

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  • Rich men collect trees, as they do paintings or books.

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  • Besides these may be mentioned the church of St Pantaleon, a 13th-century structure, with a monument to Theophano, wife of the emperor Otto II.; St Cunibert, in the Byzantine-Moorish style, completed in 1248; St Maria im Capitol, the oldest church in Cologne, dedicated in 1049 by Pope Leo IX., noted for its crypt, organ and paintings; St Cecilia, St Ursula, containing the bones of that saint and, according to legend, of the 1 r,000 English virgins massacred near Cologne while on a pilgrimage to Rome; St Severin, the church of the Apostles, and that of St Andrew (1220 and 1414), which contains the remains of Albertus Magnus in a gilded shrine.

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  • Among the more prominent secular buildings are the Giirzenich, a former meeting-place of the diets of the Holy Roman Empire, built between 1441 and 1447, of which the ground floor was in 1875 converted into a stock exchange, and the upper hall, capable of accommodating 3000 persons, is largely utilized for public festivities, particularly during the time of the Carnival; the Rathaus, dating from the 13th century, with beautiful Gobelin tapestries; the Tempelhaus, the ancestral seat of the patrician family of the Overstolzens, a beautiful building dating from the 13th century, and now the chamber of commerce; the Wallraf-Richartz Museum, in which is a collection of paintings by old Italian and Dutch masters, together with some works by modern artists; the Zeughaus, or arsenal, built on Roman foundations; the Supreme Court for the Rhine provinces; the post-office (1893); the Imperial Bank (Reichsbank); and the municipal library and archives.

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  • Another establishment on a large scale was a fullonica (fuller's shop), where all the details of the business were illustrated by paintings still visible on the walls.

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  • The same impression is produced in a still higher degree by the paintings with which the walls of the private houses, as well as those of the temples.

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  • and the period coincides with the first (incrustation) style of mural decoration, which (probably originating in Alexandria) aimed at 1 The paintings of the house of the Vettii are perhaps the best-preserved in Pompeii, and extremely fine in conception and execution, especially the scenes in which Cupids take part.

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  • No, wall paintings exist, but there are often fine floor mosaics.

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  • The villa of P. Fannius Synhistor, not far off, was excavated in 190o; it contained fine wall paintings, which, despite their importance, were allowed to be exported, and sold by auction in Paris (some now in the Louvre).

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  • The mansion was begun in 1744; it contains a magnificent collection of paintings and other objects of art.

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  • Paintings from his brush adorn the cathedral (which has a fine brick campanile), and others are preserved in the gallery of the town hall.

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  • The sculptures and paintings of ancient Egypt bear no trace of anything approaching scientific irrigation, but they often show the peasant baling up the water at least as early as 2000 B.C. By means of this simple plan of raising water and pouring it over the fields thousands of acres are watered every year in India, and the system has many advantages in the eyes of the peasant.

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  • It occupies the site of the church of the abbey of St Vaast, the buildings of which adjoin it and contain the bishop's palace, the ecclesiastical seminary, a museum of antiquities, paintings and sculptures, and a rich library.

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  • Books, pictures, paintings 1,992 2,036 4,667 4,765

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  • It also has a lycee for boys, training-colleges, theological seminaries, a library and a museum rich in paintings.

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  • C. t has for its subject pavements and roads, their construction, mosaic floors; c. 2 is on white stucco for walls (opus albarium); c. 3 on concrete vaults, gypsum mouldings, stucco prepared for painting; c. 4 on building of hollow walls to keep out the damp, wall decoration by various processes; c. 5 on methods and styles of wall painting, the debased taste of his time; c. 6 on fine stucco made of pounded marble - three coats to receive wall paintings; c. 7 on colours used for mural decoration; c. 8 on red lead (minium) and mercury, and how to use the latter to extract the gold from wornout pieces of stuff or embroidery; c. 9 on the preparation of red lead and the method of encaustic painting with hot wax, finished by friction; cc. to-14 on artificial colours - black, blue, purple;, c. to white lead and ostrum, i.e.

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  • According to the paintings of the Middle Kingdom in the tombs of Beni Hasan, the battlements of brick fortresses were attacked and wrenched away with long and massive spears.

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  • In the paintings we see gardens irrigated by handbuckets and shad ufs; the latter (buckets hung on a lever-pole) were probably the usual means of raising water for the fields in ancient times, and still are common in Egypt and Nubia, although water-wheels have been known.

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  • Besides the sun and moon, five planets, thirty-six dekans, and constellations to which animal and other forms are given, appear in the early astronomical texts and paintings.

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  • These great rock chambers were covered with paintings, which show a large range of the daily life and civilization.

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  • The paintings on the vases show boats driven by oars and sails rudely figured, and the boats bear emblematic standards or ensigns.

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  • In his reign were executed the fine paintings in the tomb of Khnemhotp at Beni Hasan, which include a remarkable scene of Semitic Bedouins bringing eye-paint to Egypt from the eastern deserts.

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  • The tomb of Thethotp at El Bersha, celebrated for the scene of the transport of a colossus amongst its paintings, was finished in.

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  • It is surrounded by walls built by the Sienese in 1351, and has some 14th-century churches with paintings of the same period.

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  • The picturesque town hall (1595), the only building of special interest, contains some interesting paintings by Hubert Goltzius (1526-1583).

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  • It is a picturesque and interesting town; several of its churches contain paintings by Umbrian masters, notably works by Niccolo di Liberatore (or Niccolo Alunno, 1430-1502), and among them his chief work, a large altar-piece (the predella of which is in the Louvre) in S.

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  • The period is closed, so far as paintings are concerned, by two examples of far higher value than those above named, that is to say the Paumgartner altarpiece at Munich, with its romantically attractive composition of the Nativity with angels and donors in the central panel, and the fine armed figures of St George and St Eustace (lately freed from the over-paintings which disfigured them) on the wings; and the happily conceived and harmoniously finished "Adoration of the Magi" in the Uffizi at Florence.

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  • The most satisfying of Darer's paintings done in Venice are the admirable portrait of a young man at Hampton Court (the same sitter reappears in the "Feast of Rose Garlands"), and two small pieces, one the head of a brown Italian girl modelled and painted with real breadth and simplicity, formerly in the collection of Mr Reginald Cholmondeley and now at Berlin, and the small and very striking little "Christ Crucified" with the figure relieved against the night sky, which is preserved in the Dresden Gallery and has served as model and inspiration to numberless later treatments of the theme.

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  • Nothing can exceed the fulness and variety of invention, or the searching force and precision of detail in this picture; nor does it leave so much to desire as several of the master's other paintings in point of colour-harmony and pleasurable general effect.

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  • Other paintings of this and the succeeding year we may seek for in vain; but in line engravings we have four more Madonnas, two St Christophers, one or two more peasant subjects, the well-known St Anthony with the view of Nuremberg in the background, and the smaller of the two portraits of the Cardinal-Elector of Mainz; and in wood-, engraving several fine heraldic pieces, including the arms of Nuremberg.

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  • Several of his finest portrait-drawings in chalk or charcoal, including those of his brother artists Lucas Van Leyden and Bernard Van Orley, as well as one of two fine portrait paintings of men, belong to the period of this journey.

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  • The principal extant paintings of Diirer, with the places where they are to be found, have been mentioned above.

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  • In the town museum is an interesting collection of paintings, chiefly by modern artists, but including also pictures by some of the older masters, among whom Ferdinand Bol, the two Cuyps, Nicolas Maes, Godefried Schalcken, and in later times Ary Scheffer, were all natives of Dordrecht.

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  • Weege (in Jahrbuch, 1916) on the two most important series of paintings at Corneto argues that these were executed in the archaic style of North Ionia by a Greek artist who had lived among the Etruscans long enough to understand their national life and spirit.

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  • The church of St Nicholas, built in 1317, contains many antiquities of the former Roman Catholic times and old German paintings.

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  • Of the numerous paintings of Henry none is by Holbein, who, however, executed the striking chalk-drawing of Henry's head, now at Munich, and the famous but decaying cartoon at Devonshire House.

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  • Amiens has a rich library and admirable collections of paintings, sculptures and antiquities in the museum of Picardy.

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  • among them being the church of St James, a handsome Late Gothic edifice, with some paintings ascribed to Wohlgemuth; the old Carmelite church containing a monument to Duke Albert II.

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  • According to Vasari,Ahe first paintings of this artist were in the Certosa of Florence; none such exist there now.

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  • Marco in Florence, and in 1438 undertook to paint the altarpiece for the choir, followed by many other works; he may have studied about this time the renowned frescoes in the Brancacci chapel in the Florentine church of the Carmine and also the paintings of Orcagna.

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  • A folio series of engravings from these paintings was published in Florence, in 1852.

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  • The old hospital on the island-quarter contains a museum with interesting collections of paintings, Gallo-Roman antiquities, sculpture, &c. Close by stands the library, which possesses many valuable MSS.

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  • Mention may also be made of the churches of Santo Domingo (begun in 1578), Santa Catalina (1700), San Agustin (1608), Santa Clara (1644), La Merced (1744, with a collection of oil paintings) and San Felipe (1693).

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  • The hospital possesses many artistic treasures, among them the mural paintings of the 17th century in the Salle St Hugues and an altar-piece, the Last Judgment, attributed to Roger van der Weyden.

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  • This discovery excited the greatest commotion among the scholars of all nations; and many of them hastened to Naples to see the marvellous statues of the Balbi and the paintings on the walls.

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  • Mural paintings of extraordinary beauty were also discovered here, such as those that represent Theseus after the slaughter of the Minotaur (Helbig, Wandgemalde, Leipzig, 1878, No.

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  • Notwithstanding subsequent discoveries of stupendous paintings in the gardens of the Villa Farnesina on the banks of the Tiber, the monochromes of Herculaneum remain among the finest specimens of the exquisite taste and consummate skill displayed by the ancient artists.

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  • The Gothic church of St James has some interesting paintings and monuments, and there is also a Protestant church.

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  • One of the former, the Stadt Kirche, contains paintings by Lucas Cranach and the tomb of Catherine von Bora, the wife of Luther.

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  • The hotel-de-ville contains the library, with more than ioo,000 volumes and the art museum with a fine collection of paintings.

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  • The well-known products, styled articles de Paris, prison-made, find a large sale, and many objects of high art, fine paintings, cloisonné enamels and gold lacquer are among the beautiful products from Japanese prisoners.

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  • It contains, besides paintings and statuary, special collections for service in nearly all of the departments; among its purely art collections the most notable is that of J.

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  • The picturesque town hall (1688) contains some finely decorated rooms with paintings by Johan van Neck, a collection of local antiquities and the archives.

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  • The cathedral has a good rose-window and possesses, like several of the other churches, 15th-century paintings by Umbrian artists, especially works by Niccolo Alunno.

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  • high, is decorated with eight historical paintings: "Landing of Columbus" (1492),(1492), by John Vanderlyn; "De Soto discovering the Mississippi" (1541),(1541), by William Henry Powell; "Baptism of Pocahontas" (1613), by John Gadsby Chapman; "Embarkation of the Pilgrims from Delft Haven" (1620), by Robert Walter Weir; "Signing the Declaration of Independence" (1776), by John Trumbull; "Surrender of Burgoyne at Saratoga" (1777), by Trumbull; "Surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown" (1781), by Trumbull; and "Washington resigning his Commission at Annapolis" (1783),(1783), by Trumbull.

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  • There are numerous sculptural adornments without, and there is elaborate interior decoration with paintings, sculpture, coloured marbles and gilding.'

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  • Not far from the White House is the Corcoran Gallery of Art (1894-1897; architect, Ernest Flagg), of white Georgia marble in a Neo-Grecian style, housing a collection of paintings (especially American portraits) and statuary; the gallery was founded and endowed in 1869 by William Wilson Corcoran (1798-1888) "for the perpetual establishment and encouragement of the Fine Arts."

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  • Among the mural paintings are series by John W.

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  • Salvatore, with underground rock-cut chambers below it, used as a baptistery (?) by the early Christians, though the walls are decorated with paintings of a decidedly pagan nature.

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  • There are many passages in the writings of Latin authors showing that illustrated books were not uncommon in Rome at least in the early period of the empire; and the oldest extant paintings in ancient classical MSS.

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  • But such paintings are rather illustrative than decorative, and the only strictly ornamental adjuncts are the frames in which they are set.

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  • The church of Our Lady possesses some fine old stained-glass windows and some paintings by Michael Wohlgemuth.

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  • above sea-level (in the valley between were found the supposed remains of the later forum), and the walls, of rough Cyclopean work, were over a mile in 1 Two churches here contain paintings of interest in the history of Abruzzese art, and one of them, the Madonna del Campo, contained fragments of a temple of considerable size.

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  • Within it is richly adorned with paintings and wood-carving.

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  • The most famous is the Grotta Campana found in 1843, which contains paintings on the walls with representations of animals, among the earliest in Etruria.

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  • The principal finds are sarcophagi, and next to these sculptures and paintings.

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  • Africa (1898); Bushman Paintings, copied by M.

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  • He made at Vienna an important collection of paintings and engravings, which came into the possession of the Hungarian Academy at Budapest in 1865.

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  • The interior is magnificently decorated with mosaics, mural paintings and statuary, chiefly the work of local artists.

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  • The second floor, which formerly contained the national gallery of paintings, is occupied by a collection of northern antiquities and by the Schliemann treasures.

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  • The national gallery, a fine building surrounded by a Corinthian colonnade and lying between the royal museums and the Spree, contains a number of modern German paintings.

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  • The gallery of paintings, on the first floor, is distributed into the separate schools of Germany, Italy, Flanders and Holland, while another of the central rooms embraces those of Spain, France and England.

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  • The collection, which in 1874 contained 1300 paintings, was then enriched by the purchase by the Prussian government for £51,000 of the Suermondt collection which, rich in pictures of the Dutch and Flemish schools, contained also a few by Spanish, Italian and French masters.

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  • The Art Museum was erected and endowed (1899-1903) by Stephen Salisbury, and contains a fine collection of casts, many valuable paintings, and the Bancroft Collection of Japanese art.

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  • in thickness, of clay, faced with brick, in the reception rooms wainscoted with stone slabs or tiles, elsewhere plastered, or, in the harem, adorned with fresco paintings and arabesques.

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  • The king of Sicily's fame as an amateur of painting has led to the attribution to him of many old paintings in Anjou and Provence, in many cases simply because they bear his arms. These works are generally in the Flemish style, and were probably executed under his patronage and direction, so that he may be said to have formed a school of the fine arts in sculpture, painting, gold work and tapestry.

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  • His palace in Vienna, and the Belvedere near that city, his library, and his collection of paintings, were renowned.

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  • The architectural and ornamental sculpture of the interior is mostly by the same artist, and there are a few interesting pictures, as well as some realistic wall paintings by the 18thcentury artist Jacob de Wit similar to those in the Huis ten Bosch near the Hague.

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  • The nucleus of this unsurpassed national collection of pictures was formed out of the collections removed hither from the Pavilion at Haarlem, consisting of modern paintings, and from the town-hall, the van der Hoop Museum and the Trippenhuis in Amsterdam.

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  • The municipal museum contains a collection of furniture, paintings, &c., bequeathed by Sophia Lopez-Suasso (1890), a medico-pharmaceutical collection, and the National Guard Museum.

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  • Dating from the 14th century, and restored by Fonsega in the 17th, it is a building of extraordinary richness of decoration, with paintings and sculpture by Guido Reni, Lanfranco, Caravaggio, D'Arpino, Solimene, Luca Giordano and notably a " Descent from the Cross " by Ribera, conconsidered the finest work of this master.

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  • Of certified and accepted paintings produced by the young genius, whether during his apprentice or his independent years at Florence (about 1470-1482), very few are extant, and the two most important are incomplete.

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  • Other paintings done by him at Milan are mentioned, and attempts have been made to identify them with works still existing.

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  • The only paintings positively recorded as done by him at Rome are two small panels for an official of the papal court, one of a child, the other of a Madonna, both now lost or unrecognized.

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  • His collection of paintings and sculpture, much of which had long been loaned to the Metropolitan Museum, was sold in January 1886.

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  • The old castle contains a collection of historical paintings and archives, and there are several old churches, of which that of St Lawrence is mentioned as the parish church in 1350.

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  • The interior contains ancient paintings and other artistic works.

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  • There are mural paintings of the 14th and 15th centuries.

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  • The hall, converted into a royal chapel by George I., and now housing the museum of the Royal United Service Institution, the buildings of which adjoin it, is a fine specimen of Palladian architecture, and its ceiling is adorned with allegorical paintings by Rubens, restored and rehung in 1907.

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  • Behind the terrace on the north rises the National Gallery (1838), a Grecian building by William Wilkins, subsequently much enlarged, with its splendid collection of paintings.

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  • The modern hall that is now used for the meetings of the town council is decorated by two paintings of the Bohemian artist Wenceslaus Brozik, which represent Hus before the council of Constance, and the election of George of Podebrad as king of Bohemia.

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  • Domenico, the chapel of the Maddalena contains old paintings of the 14th century.

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  • 400 it was a city of some magnificence, and the seat of a flourishing cult of Buddha, with temples rich in paintings and ornaments of the precious metals; but from the 5th century it seems to have declined.

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  • Beneath the choir, which is a fine example of early Gothic architecture, extends a crypt of the 11th century with mural paintings of the 12th century.

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  • The old law-court contains the museum, with a collection of antiquities and paintings, and a library.

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  • There are numerous other buildings of minor antiquarian interest; the fine museum contains a representative gallery of early Flemish paintings; and of the old fortifications three gates remain.

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  • The hotel de Tulle, containing a museum of paintings, the law-court and the theatre are modern buildings.

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  • Books, engravings, paintings, sculptures, &c., are on the free list.

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  • Calvet, physician, who in 1810 left his collections to the town, is rich in inscriptions, bronzes, glass and other antiquities, and in sculptures and paintings.

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  • They include the custom house (1812) in the Grecian style; Trinity House (1817), also Grecian, containing Sir Henry Raeburn's portrait of Admiral Lord Duncan, David Scott's "Vasco da Gama Rounding the Cape" and other paintings; the markets (1818); the town hall (1828), with an Ionic façade on Constitution Street and a Doric porch on Charlotte Street; the corn exchange (1862) in the Roman style; the assembly rooms; exchange buildings; the public institute (1867) and Victoria public baths (1899).

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  • The court-house, completed in 1899, is of white marble, with mural paintings by La Farge, E.

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  • The Henry Walters collection of paintings, mostly by modern French artists, and of Chinese and Japanese bronzes, ivory carvings, enamels, porcelain and paintings is housed in the Walters Art Gallery at the S.

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  • end of Washington Place; at the south-east corner of the square is the Peabody Institute with its conservatory of music and collection of rare books, of American paintings, and of casts, including the Rinehart collection of the works of William H.

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  • One of the halls has interesting paintings of1377-1380on its wooden ceiling; and in the upper storey of the court is a splendid three-light Gothic window.

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  • He established and richly endowed the first foundling hospital, built and repaired numerous churches, constructed the Sistine Chapel and the Sistine Bridge, improved church music and instituted the famous Sistine choir, commissioned paintings on the largest scale, pensioned men of learning, and, above all, immortalized himself as the second founder of the Vatican library.

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  • Other artistic collections in the Hague are the municipal museum (Gernsente Museum), containing paintings by both ancient and modern Dutch artists, and some antiquities; the fine collection of pictures in the Steengracht gallery, belonging to Jonkheer Steengracht; the museum Meermanno-Westreenianum, named after Count Meermann and Baron Westreenen (d.

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  • high, covered with paintings by Dutch and Flemish artists, chiefly of incidents in the life of Prince Frederick.

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  • All the men, women, and children were put to the sword, the statues, paintings and works of art were seized and shipped to Rome, and then the place was reduced to ashes.

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  • There he found mural paintings, some of which represented local lake or river scenes, carved woodwork, fragments of pottery, gypsum images of Buddha, and traces of gardens.

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  • To these must be added the palace of the prince-bishop of Gurk, the burg or castle, existing in its present form since 1777; and the Landhaus or house of assembly, dating from the end of the 14th century, and containing a museum of natural history, and collection of minerals, antiquities, seals, paintings and sculptures.

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  • The noble collection of paintings which formerly adorned the Dusseldorf gallery was removed to Munich in 1805, and has not since been restored; but there is no lack of artistic treasures in the town.

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  • The town hall, with a medieval tower and a 15th-century portico, contains some Etruscan sarcophagi from sites in the neighbourhood, and a few good paintings.

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  • It has a curious old wine vault (Keller) which contains a series of mural paintings of the 16th century, representing the legend on which the play is based.

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  • One of the most important is the museum, which contains about four hundred modern paintings, a large number of casts, a few pieces of original sculpture and a well-arranged collection of drawings and engravings.

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  • He spent the greater part of the years1853-1854in Italy, where he collected the materials for one of his most famous works, Der Cicerone: eine Anleitung zum Genuss der Kunstwerke Italiens, which was dedicated to Kugler and appeared in 18J5 (7th German edition, 1899; English translation of the sections relating to paintings, by Mrs A.

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  • Among monstrous images of the gods which Pausanias, who saw them, regarded as the oldest idols, were the three-headed Artemis, each head being that of an animal, the Demeter with the horse's head, the Artemis with the fish's tail, the Zeus with three eyes, the ithyphallic Hermes, represented after the fashion of the Priapic figures in paintings on the walls of caves among the Bushmen.

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  • Anne's and Sacred Heart of Mary, both Roman Catholic. The municipal museum of art, in Jefferson Avenue, contains some unusually interesting Egyptian and Japanese collections, the Scripps' collection of old masters,other valuable paintings, and a small library; free lectures on art are given here through the winter.

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  • It contains many interesting sculptures and paintings, besides one especially fine silver pyx, the work of Juan de Arphe, dating from 1571.

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  • Religious paintings of a medieval type are produced in large numbers and exported.

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  • Among the paintings exhibited by the artist are a " Venus," to which was awarded a medal in 1883, " Leda " (1884), and " Michaelangelo studying Anatomy " (1885) - his most dramatic work in this medium.

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  • Paintings hung on every wall and expensive looking pottery lamps with hand painted shades gave the room a warm glow.

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  • His paintings were so unique as to require no signature for identification.

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  • It's full of sculptures and paintings.

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  • Andy was a gentle and thoughtful father and son – the child prodigy she knew only from the paintings she had admired for years.

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  • Then I remembered her talking to me about the paintings on his walls.

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  • I looked up Andy Gordon and found lots of pictures of his paintings, but no pictures of him, and very little information about him.

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  • "I've been admiring Andy Gordon Paintings for a decade," Howard countered.

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  • She put her cell phone on its charger and explored the house, admiring his taste in everything from furniture to paintings to simple décor.

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  • Her bedchamber was half the size of a small house, with a domed ceiling replete with vibrant paintings of the sun progressing across the sky.

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  • Inside, the first and second levels had been combined to create a large, tall space whose walls and ceilings were lined with paintings.

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  • "The same guy bought the paintings?" she asked.

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  • No. The guy who bought your paintings I'd never seen before.

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  • You want me to bring you a couple more paintings?

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  • She'd even included him-- in his elf-like form-- in one of her paintings depicting a fantastical scene of sea creatures frolicking on a beach.

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  • After all, when she finally awoke from this nightmare, all would be back to normal, and she would have new inspiration for her paintings.

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  • Wiping them away, she padded into the hall, down the stairs, and to her studio, which overflowed with paintings she'd done in the eight days since returning.

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  • She shivered and twisted to see the rest of her paintings.

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  • She'd forced herself to walk daily, if for no other reason than to keep her mind off the paintings and memories.

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  • Kiera gasped, drawing Evelyn's attention from the paintings to the door.

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  • Evelyn turned to the paintings she'd been perusing.

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  • Kiera's eyes went over all her paintings, settling again on the one of A'Ran.

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  • She crossed to sit where she couldn't see any of her paintings and instead gazed at Evelyn.

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  • She pulled the other three paintings out, and to Jackson's amazement had chosen correctly.

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  • Dix's post-war paintings can be seen as religious allegory.

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  • These oil paintings show a respect for the Pre-Raphaelites, Picasso, Munch and Van Gogh, yet are highly contemporary, urban and modern.

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  • aboriginal paintings.

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  • The paintings are made with a variety of media including acrylic on canvas, oil on glass and oil on board.

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  • airbrushed paintings.

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  • allegorical paintings that aimed to record the symbolic history of mankind.

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  • Image: This is one of Wright's overtly allegorical paintings.

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  • Visit the Franciscan Monastery with its historic 15th century apothecary or the Dominican monastery, which houses paintings from the Dubrovnik school of art.

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  • Rowlett's ability to re-enact the drama of nature in oil paint is everywhere apparent in these paintings.

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  • Here she displays original paintings, prints and drawings by local and invited artists.

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  • His work is in constant dialog with the Russian avant-garde; his early paintings are visibly influenced by the supremacist canvases of Kasimir Malevich.

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  • batik paintings have been inspired by medieval manuscripts.

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  • batik techniques to my some of my paintings.

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  • bedecked with unique paintings, commissioned especially by the hotel, and they give it a modern and contemporary feel.

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  • bequest of old master paintings & drawings from an 18th Century military figure, General John Guise.

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  • Armenian bole is also used in medicine as an astringent, and as a base for gilding on wooden panel paintings.

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  • bushman paintings on the property.

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  • bushmanly, we visit the nearby natural caves which are host to a magnificent collection of ancient bushmen's paintings.

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  • bushmanly, we visit the nearby natural caves which are host to a magnificent collection of ancient bushmen 's paintings.

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  • cave paintings, even burning bushes.

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  • These paintings will be complemented by French sculpture, oriental ceramics and a spectacular decorated piano designed by William Morris.

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  • collage paintings are just what you need.

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  • colourrecent paintings have used, generally speaking, a limited number of colors chosen from a broad spectrum.

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  • The dense paintings of early cubism revived material painting at the expense of subject, which was taken as a given.

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  • His paintings, with their unexpected juxtaposition of objects, are a deliberate defiance of common sense.

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  • depicted in pre-historic cave paintings, a large longer coated bovine.

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  • It was described in the Gentleman's Magazine " The very many disgusting if not depraved exhibitions of human nature in the paintings.

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  • Unlike many of the drawings and paintings of the dodo, this model shows the dodo as being quite a slim bird.

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  • But seeing is believing the paintings of Dali, like vivid dreams, may seem wholly believable to some spectators.

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  • eagle-eyed members of the audience will spot these six paintings on the set of our production.

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  • easel paintings, they could not easily be stepped back from to survey progress.

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  • Using bold color and fluid lines, my paintings are often embellished with print and stitch.

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  • Years later, the artist wrote, In 1922 I ordered by telephone from a sign factory five paintings in porcelain enamel.

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  • evident in the many wonderful sporting paintings he has produced.

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  • exhibit these paintings on our web site to reach the wider audience they deserve.

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  • exhibition of paintings on a flower theme by West Norfolk Artists Association.

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  • At these, Francis Swaine was the most frequent exhibitor of marine paintings.

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  • His gallery, once famous throughout the former Yugoslavia, was destroyed along with many of his paintings.

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  • Dunlop's work explores the fundamental esthetic issues in his predominantly figurative paintings.

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  • Photography: Dave Morgan Mathew Weir ' s exquisitely detailed paintings are based upon little-known sources including 18th century porcelain figurines.

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  • Andrew Goddard's oil paintings are of the tidal mud flats of the river Yar in the Isle of Wight.

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  • In several of these paintings a sequence of flat, abutting, clearly differentiated shapes occupies the foreground.

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  • fresco paintings or with painted or incised tiles.

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  • gilt framed still life oil paintings adorn the walls and a carved desk occupies a corner.

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  • got a website gallery up and running with a lot of my paintings on display.

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  • greeting cardters and wholesalers of specialty greetings cards which featuring the paintings and drawings of Vicky and Kate Speirs.

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  • grisaille paintings in the manner of de Gree.

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  • Decorative artworks [mosaic floors, wall murals, stained glass windows, textile hangings, photography, sculpture and paintings, etc.

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  • The generous glaze accretions of his pots are echoed by the thick impasto 's of many of his paintings.

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  • Helge spent the next decade and a half collecting the impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings that Carl found ' awful, mannered and ghastly ' .

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  • impressionist paintings is also close by.

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  • It was painted black inside with plaster peeling off the walls and all kinds of weird paintings and staues hanging about in unexpected places.

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  • With easy-to-follow instruction, you will be equipped to produce superb paintings of your own.

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  • The paintings comprise deeply intimate portraits of shame, seemingly imaged through the memory of a child.

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  • Archie's paintings reflect his love of the surrounding Scottish isles.

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  • Rauschenberg's paintings are in themselves much like reading a beat poem or listening to free-form jazz music.

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  • Hirst's new direction includes continuing with the photo-realist paintings that were first unveiled - and critically mauled - in New York last spring.

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  • His paintings, largely monochromatic, are executed with the expressive strokes of a palette knife.

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  • She usually signed her paintings with her name in full whereas her husband Edward used the EL monogram.

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  • Andrew Goddard's oil paintings are of the tidal mud flats of the river Yar in the Isle of Wight.

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  • mural paintings were sent from Spain.

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  • Nancy IRESON You have quoted Rousseau in your own paintings.

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  • Each of these movements questioned the Renaissance assumption that paintings should look naturalistic.

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  • nineteenth century paintings given by Constantine Ionides.

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  • The objection to Husain is not the so-called obscenity of his paintings.

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  • There will be at least ten paintings for sale, which is a rare occurrence.

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  • oil paintings on the wall were specially commissioned to a brief that reflected the needs of a mediation.

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  • Oil Paintings - For Sale Abstract art: big esoteric oil paintings - For Sale Abstract art: big esoteric oil paintings with expressionism overtones.

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  • The whole place is painted red and green with some colorful oil paintings depicting shoes and gloves (!

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  • landscape oil painting Artist Teresa Bernard Original landscape oil paintings for sale by realism artist Teresa Bernard.

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  • oil paintings - For Sale Abstract art: Big esoteric oil paintings with expressionism overtones.

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  • Should you wish to purchase one of my paintings please go to the ' buying originals ' page to make an online payment.

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  • Oil Paintings - For Sale Abstract art: Big esoteric oil paintings with expressionism overtones.

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  • paintings on canvas, board or paper.

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  • We also have work by Judy Coleman whose acrylic paintings are inspired by Cumbrian landscapes.

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  • Price guide for original paintings: £ 250 - £ 650.

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  • It is a bold curatorial decision, hanging such strong paintings together.

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  • Extending this just a little further allows conversations with standing stones, cave paintings, even burning bushes.

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  • Collioure was a source of inspiration and is represented in many impressionist paintings.

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  • paintings in acrylics on canvas by UK artist and illustrator Simon Birtall.

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  • paintings by 19th century artists.

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  • Paleolithic cave paintings from the Ardèche courtesy of the French Ministry of Culture.

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  • War propaganda Bureau The UK government produced its own propaganda pamphlets, posters, and paintings using the War Propaganda Bureau.

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  • patchwork made of almost random bits of paintings from the Tate Modern.

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  • He creates a fascinating dialog between his raw, colorful, textured abstract paintings and his elegant black-and-white female nude photographs.

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  • pippin's paintings the travel channel.

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  • Photography: Dave Morgan Mathew Weir ' s exquisitely detailed paintings are based upon little-known sources including 18th century porcelain figurines.

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  • Her recent paintings show an increasing preoccupation with the changing character of the land in Britain.

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  • The various samples were analyzed by infrared spectroscopy to assess the usefulness of these sample preparation techniques in the field of paintings research.

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  • But often they're not pretty paintings, even tho that might be the first impression.

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  • pushing aside thousands of dollars of paintings.

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  • Rajput court paintings originated from the Jain illustrated manuscripts but each Rajput court paintings originated from the Jain illustrated manuscripts but each Rajput kingdom developed its own painting style.

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  • reproductions of paintings of the authors.

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  • All the paintings shown were made during Milton's three month residency at Gasworks Studios.

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  • Paintings that follow a distinctive path by building bridges between the abstract and the figurative, between public statement and private reverie.

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  • They feature a rosewood colored frame with three glass panels decorated with flower paintings.

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  • The various samples were analyzed by infrared spectroscopy to assess the usefulness of these sample preparation techniques in the field of paintings research.

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  • The paintings, executed on canvas, depict scenes from the story of Ulysses.

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  • sepia drawings of statues to large oil paintings of long formal vistas.

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  • The museum provides a showpiece of Dutch Master paintings, archeological discoveries, gold, silver, glass and earthenware and other artifacts.

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  • This wall was found in 1900 to be covered on either side with late sixteenth or early seventeenth-century paintings.

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  • I use these images together with drawings and watercolor sketches to create paintings which exploit the beauty and luster of the silk.

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  • slow motionon fallwhat are start toward a of his paintings.

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  • I know of no eighteenth-century English spinets with soundboard paintings.

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  • symbolist paintings of the late nineteenth century.

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  • Each series of paintings generally tend to be linked with a particular theme, idea or color palette.

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  • Paintings linked by a circular dance, golden thread, rush of wind.

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  • transcend duality than paintings or photographs upon a flat surface can go beyond two dimensions.

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  • They are both original triptych abstract canvas based paintings, formulating part of a current collection of work by the artist in this style.

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  • triptych paintings alert the viewer to the human presence as the subject matter.

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  • Instead of romantic tutus, Sue Blane had designed dresses whose cut was reminiscent of paintings of the French demimonde of the 19th century.

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  • Naked females lounging around and bathing in the waters, completely unabashed and natural loking are just two reasons i adore these paintings.

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  • His brightly colored paintings of buildings and landscapes, slightly off kilter, often contain spiritual undertones.

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  • I leave him trying to decide on names for his mostly untitled paintings.

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  • vase paintings show him doing the deed with a sword or spear - there was no riddle, no suicide.

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  • Sue Milburn's work engaged the viewer with uncluttered abstracted horizons, drawing them into the paintings.

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  • More business quot jazz films in and middle parts paintings depict warriors.

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  • Art mediums include watercolor, oil, acrylic, pastel, pencil, drawings and paintings.

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  • Fine Art of Lucy Arnold original watercolor, pastel, mixed media paintings.

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  • watercolor paintings For Sale.

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  • It contains museums of paintings and archaeology.

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  • The cathedral contains other 14th-century and early Renaissance paintings, the former including some Passion scenes, the only certain work of Barna da Siena, and some fine choir stalls.

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  • Its walls and ceiling were painted by Sir James Thornhill with various emblematic devices, and it is hung with portraits of the most distinguished admirals and paintings of the chief naval battles of England.

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  • aura, air), the radiance of luminous cloud which, in paintings of sacred personages, is represented as surrounding the whole figure.

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  • 1296), a brass of 1546, and some paintings (1507).

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  • Ferdinand, Philip's son, who succeeded under Dutillot's regency in 1765, saw his states occupied by the revolutionary forces of France in 1796, and had to purchase his lifeinterest with 6,000,000 lire and 25 of the best paintings in Parma.

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  • In the church of St Lars are some paintings by Per Horberg (1746-1816), the Swedish peasant artist.

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  • Protogenes embellished the city with his paintings, and Chares of Lindus with the celebrated colossal statue of the sun-god, which was 105 ft.

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  • This church contained some well-executed native paintings of St George and the Dragon, The Last Supper, &c. Among the religious observances of the Christians of Gondar is that of bathing in large crowds in the Gaha on the Feast of the Baptist, and again, though in more orderly fashion, on Christmas day.

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  • In modern times the manor was held by Wynne Ellis (1790-1875), who left a valuable collection of paintings to the nation.

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  • Most of the movable paintings have since 1863 been collected in the Pinacoteca Vannucci, established in the Palazzo del Municipio; besides a considerable number of pieces by Perugino, there are specimens of Niccolo Alunno, Bonfigli, Pinturicchio, &c. A very interesting and important exhibition of Umbrian art was held here in 1907.

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  • The copying of the paintings of the o~ld masters is becoming an art industry of no small mercantile import.

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  • He is celebrated as a collector of paintings, books, gems and sculptures, his "Arundel marbles" being given by his grandson in 1667 to the University of Oxford.

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  • He built a stately house in the city, and adorned it with a multitude of paintings.

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  • It has a town hall with handsome rooms, a library, a gymnasium, a lyceum, elementary schools, an arsenal, and eleven churches, the finest of which is St Martin's, of the 15th century, with many excellent paintings and a tower 300 ft.

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  • The archiepiscopal palace and Museo Civico, as well as the municipal buildings, have some valuable paintings.

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  • Pilgrim Hall, a large stone building erected by the Pilgrim Society (formed in Plymouth in 1820 as the successor of the Old Colony Club, founded in 1769) in 1824 and remodelled in 1880, is rich in relics of the Pilgrims and of early colonial times, and contains a portrait of Edward Winslow (the only extant portrait of a "Mayflower" passenger), and others of later worthies, and paintings, illustrating the history of the Pilgrims; the hall library contains many old and valuable books and manuscripts - including Governor Bradford's Bible, a copy of Eliot's Indian Bible, and the patent of 1621 from the Council for New England - and Captain Myles Standish's sword.

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  • This figure, also known as the vesica piscis, is common in ecclesiastical seals and as a glory or aureole in paintings of sculpture, surrounding figures of the Trinity, saints, &c. The figure is, however, sometimes referred to the almond, as typifying virginity; the French name for the symbol is Amande mystique.

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  • Late Minoan art in its finest aspect is best illustrated by the animated ivory figures, wall paintings, and gesso duro reliefs at Cnossus, by the painted stucco designs at Hagia Triada, and the steatite vases found on the same site with zones in reliefs exhibiting life-like scenes of warriors, toreadors, gladiators, wrestlers and pugilists, and of a festal throng perhaps representing a kind of " harvest home."

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  • Of the more conventional side of Late Minoan life a graphic illustration is supplied by the remains of miniature wall paintings found in the palace of Cnossus, showing groups of court ladies in curiously modern costumes, seated on the terraces and balustrades of a sanctuary.

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  • The chest is of limestone coated with stucco, adorned with life-like paintings of offertory scenes in connexion with the sacred Double Axes of Minoan cult.

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  • Armillary spheres occur in many old sculptures, paintings and engravings; and from these sources we know that they were made for suspension, for resting on the ground or on a table, for holding by a short handle, or either for holding or for resting on a stand.

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  • In restoring this church curious mural paintings were discovered.

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  • The richness of the Aegean capitals and columns may be judged by those from the "Treasury of Atreus" now set up in the British Museum; and of the friezes we have examples in Mycenaean and Cnossian fragments, and Cnossian paintings.

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  • Mercuriale stands in the principal square, and contains, besides paintings, some good carved and inlaid choir stalls by Alessandro dei Bigni.

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  • Among many fine paintings, it contains portraits by Hoppner, Kneller, Lely, Opie and Reynolds.

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  • In later ages the representations of birds of one sort or another in Egyptian paintings and sculptures become countless, and the bassi-rilievi of Assyrian monuments, though mostly belonging of course to a subsequent period, are not without them.

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  • It is a stone building in Palladian style, and contains a number of splendid paintings and much fine wood-carving.

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  • Owing to a fire which gutted a great part of the palace in 1574, the internal appearance of the rooms was completely changed, and the fine series of early Paduan and Venetian paintings which decorated the walls of the chief rooms was lost.

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  • The great staircase and the lower and upper halls contain the unrivalled series of paintings by Tintoretto, which called forth such unbounded enthusiasm on the part of Ruskin.

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  • The gallery now constitutes a unique collection of Venetian paintings from the most ancient artists down to Tiepolo, one hall only being reserved for other Italian schools and one for foreign schools.

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  • C. French, a statue of Sir Henry Vane by Macmonnies, a fine staircase in Siena marble, some characteristic decorative panels by Puvis de Chavannes (illustrating the history of science and literature), and other notable decorative paintings by John S.

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  • It has one of the finest collections of casts in existence, a number of original pieces of Greek statuary, the second-best collection in the world of Aretine ware, the finest collection of Japanese pottery, and probably the largest and finest of Japanese paintings in existence.

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  • In ancient vase paintings she is frequently met with; and the picture by Timanthes representing Agamemnon hiding his face at her sacrifice was one of the famous works of antiquity (Pliny, Nat.

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  • Close by is the university, with a colonnade adorned with paintings, and the Vallianean library with a handsome Doric portico of Pentelic marble.

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  • Tombs with paintings have also been found to the W.

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  • Subsequent popes manifested equal ardour, with the same damaging results, in the repair and adornment of the catacombs, and many of the paintings covering their walls, which have been assigned to the period of their original construction, are really the work of these later times.

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  • Both the roof and the walls are almost universally coated with stucco and covered with fresco paintings - in the earlier works merely decorative, in the later always symbolical or historical.

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  • But the natural desire to be buried near one's relatives caused new tombs to be cut in the walls, above and around and behind the original tombs, the walls being thus completely honeycombed with loculi, sometimes as many as seventy, utterly regardless of the paintings originally depicted on the walls.

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  • These paintings, it will be seen, are simply decorative, of the same style as the wall-paintings of the baths, and those of Pompeii.

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  • Cemetery interment became a regular trade in the hands of the fossores, or grave-diggers, who appear to have established a kind of property in the catacombs, and whose greed of gain led to that destruction of the religious paintings with which the walls were decorated, for the quarrying of fresh loculi, to which we have already alluded.

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  • All the more valuable of these paintings have been produced in J.

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  • with fresco paintings of different dates, in some cases lying one over the other.

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  • The walls are abundantly decorated with paintings, one of a liturgical character.

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  • The walls are often covered with paintings in a very simple archaic style, in red and black.

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  • The interior is decorated with modern paintings and frescoes.

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  • These paintings all date from the 15th or the 17th century.

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  • The fine arts department contains twenty-seven oil paintings by modern English and continental artists bequeathed by William Menelaus of Dowlais in 1883, the Pyke-Thompson collection of about roo water-colour paintings presented in 5899, and some 3000 prints and drawings relating to Wales.

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  • Of the six churches, the Schlosskirche, adorned with paintings by Lucas Cranach, in one of which ("The Last Supper") are portraits of several reformers, is the most interesting.

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  • The cathedral contains some fine stained glass, the largest organ in Germany (1856), and a number of interesting old paintings and carvings by Jorg Syrlin the elder, Jorg Syrlin the younger, Burkhard Engelberger, and other masters of the Swabian school.

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  • The picture gallery is equally important in its way, affording a survey both of the earlier Bolognese paintings and of the works of the Bolognese eclectics of the 16th and 17th centuries, the Caracci, Guido Reni, Domenichino, Guercino, &c. The primitive masters are not of great excellence, but the works of the masters of the 15th century, especially those of Francesco Francia (1450-1517) and Lorenzo Costa of Ferrara (1460-1535), are of considerable merit.

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  • Dunkirk is the seat of a sub-prefect; its public institutions include tribunals of first instance and of commerce, a board of trade-arbitrators, an exchange, a branch of the Bank of France and a communal college; and it has a school of drawing, architecture and music, a library and a rich museum of paintings.

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  • The Catholic Apostolic church at the foot of Broughton Street is architecturally noticeable, and one of its features is a set of mural paintings executed byMrsTraquair.

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  • It contains the famous Tabulae Iguvinae, and a collection of paintings of the Umbrian school, of furniture and of majolica.

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  • Maria di Provenzano, a vast baroque building of some elegance, designed by Schifardini (1594) Sant' Agostino, rebuilt by Vanvitelli in 1755, containing a Crucifixion and Saints by Perugino, a Massacre of the Innocents by Matteo di Giovanni, the Coming of the Magi by Sodoma, and a St Anthony by Spagnoletto (?); the beautiful church of the Servites (15th century), which contains another Massacre of the Innocents by Matteo di Giovanni and other good examples of the Sienese school; San Francesco, designed by Agostino and Agnolo about 1326, and now restored, which once possessed many fine paintings by Duccio Buoninsegna, Lorenzetti, Sodoma and Beccafumi, some of which perished in the great fire of 1655; San Domenico, a fine 13th-century building with a single nave and transept, containing Sodoma's splendid fresco the Swoon of St Catherine, the Madonna of Guido da Siena, 1281, and a crucifix by Sano di Pietro.

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  • Thanks to all these architectural treasures, the narrow Sienese streets with their many windings and steep ascents are full of picturesque charm, and, together with the collections of excellent paintings, foster the local pride of the inhabitants and preserve their taste and feeling for art.

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  • In the interior there are a "Madonna and Child" of Fra Bartolommeo and a number of other paintings and works of art.

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  • Outside the north gate is a street of tombs, in some of which were found arms, vases and fine mural paintings (now in the Naples Museum).

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  • Near Fasano are two small subterranean chapels with paintings of the 11th century A.D.

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  • Several of its churches are architecturally interesting, especially the Madonna delle Lacrime (1487) outside the town, the elegant early Renaissance architecture of which resembles that of the Madonna del Calcinaio at Cortona, and most of them (and also the municipal picture gallery) contain paintings by artists of the Umbrian school - notably Lo Spagna, a pupil of Perugino.

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  • Speaking generally, it has been found that the East as opposed to the West has undergone relatively little alteration in the principal constituents of dress among the bulk of the population, and, although it is often difficult to interpret or explain some of the details as represented (one may contrast, for example, worn sculptures or seals with the vivid Egyptian paintings), comparison with later descriptions and even with modern usage is frequently suggestive.

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  • Such embroideries are indicated by painting on the statues from the Acropolis and are often shown on vase paintings.

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  • Scott in 1874, is of Early English architecture, and has some remains on one of the columns of frescoes of the same period, while the 14th-century paintings in the chancel are in better preservation.

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