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" Phidias (the favourite artist of antiquity), to illustrate their assertions. As if they could not sufficiently express their admiration of his genius by what they knew, they have recourse to poetical enthusiasm. They call it inspiration ; a gift from... "
THE MONTHLY REVIEW - Page 372
by Several Hands - 1771
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The Monthly Review, Volume 44

Ralph Griffiths, George Edward Griffiths - Bibliography - 1771
...'.... i. :..•::: an ideal b auty, fnperior to what is to be found in individual nature. They arc ever referring to the practice of the painters and...particularly Phidias (the favourite artift of antiquity) to illg:ftrate their affertions. As if they could not fuf— ficiently exprefs their admiration of his...
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Annual Register, Volume 14

Edmund Burke - History - 1772
...Rhetoricians of antiquity, are continually enforcing this pofition, that all the arts receive their perfeftion from an ideal beauty, fuperior to what is to be found...ever referring to the practice of the Painters and Sculptors of their times, particularly Phidias (the favourite Artift of Antiquity) to illustrate their...
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The Works of Sir Joshua Reynolds, Knight ; Late President of the ..., Volume 3

Sir Joshua Reynolds, Edmond Malone, Thomas Gray - Art - 1801
...enforcing this position ; that all the arts receive their perfection from an ideaMseauty, superior to what is to be found in individual nature. They...ever referring to the practice of the painters and sculptors of their times, particularly Phidias, (the favourite artist of antiquity,) to illustrate...
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Annual Register, Volume 14

History - 1803
...politico, that all the arts receive their perfection from an ideal beauty, lup«rior to what is to be fqund in individual nature. They are ever referring .to the practice of the Painters and Sculptor» of their times, particularly Phidias (-thé favoufitp thé Englifb, are but différent ap»,...
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The Cabinet of Arts: Or, General Instructor in Arts, Science, Trade ...

Hewson Clarke, John Dougall - Drawing - 1817 - 859 pages
...position ; that all the arts receive their perfection from ideal beauty, superior to what is to be formed in individual nature. They are ever referring to the practice of the painters and sculptors of their times, particularly of Phidias, the favourite artist of antiquity, to illustrate...
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The Literary Works of Sir Joshua Reynolds, Kt. Late President of the Royal ...

Sir Joshua Reynolds, Edmond Malone, Joseph Farington, Charles-Alphonse Dufresnoy - Art, English - 1819
...enforcing this position ; that all the arts receive their perfection from an ideal beauty, superior to what is to be found in individual nature. They...ever referring to the practice of the painters and sculptors of their times, particularly Phidias, (the favourite artist of antiquity,) to illustrate...
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The Literary Works of Sir Joshua Reynolds ...: Containing His ..., Volume 1

Sir Joshua Reynolds, Edmond Malone, Joseph Farington - Art - 1819
...enforcing this position ; that all the arts receive their perfection from an ideal beauty, superior to what is to be found in individual nature. They...ever referring to the practice of the painters and sculptors of their times, particularly Phidias, (the favourite artist of antiquity,) to illustrate...
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The Complete Works of Sir Joshua Reynolds: First President of the ..., Volume 1

Sir Joshua Reynolds - Art - 1824
...enforcing this position ; that all the arts receive their perfection from an ideal beauty, superior to what is to be found in individual nature. They...ever referring to the practice of the painters and sculptors of their times, particularly Phidias, (the favourite artist of antiquity,) to illustrate...
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The complete works of sir Joshua Reynolds, with an orig. memoir and ...

Joshua Reynolds (sir.) - 1824
...enforcing this position ; that all the arts receive their perfection from an ideal beauty, superior to what is to be found in individual nature. They...ever referring to the practice of the painters and sculptors of their times, particularly Phidias, (the favourite artist of antiquity,) to illustrate...
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The literary works of sir Joshua Reynolds. To which is prefixed a ..., Volume 1

Joshua Reynolds (sir.) - 1835
...enforcing this position, — that all the arts receive their perfection from an ideal beauty, superior to what is to be found in individual nature. They...ever referring to the practice of the painters and sculptors of their times, particularly Phidias (the favourite artist of antiquity), to illustrate their...
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