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Lives of the Most Eminent Painters

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Lives of the Most Eminent Painters is written by Giorgio Vasari. This never happens to painters, for the reason that at every slip of the brush or error of judgment that might befall them they have time, recognizing it themselves or being told by others.

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Homes of the Great

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Homes of the Great is written by Elbert Hubbard. The immaculate conception of love and the miracle of birth are recurring themes in the symphony of life. Love, religion and art have ever walked and ever will walk hand in hand. Art is the expression of man's joy in his work; and art.

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A Joy For Ever

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A Joy For Ever is written by John Ruskin. There is this great difference; it is precisely this difference on which I wish to fix your attention, for it is precisely this difference which you have to do away with. We know the necessity of authority in farm, or in fleet, or in army.

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British Museum in Four Visits

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British Museum in Four Visits is written by W. Blanchard Jerrold. The money to found a British Museum was raised by a lottery in the middle of the last century. Sir Hans Sloane having offered his books and museum of natural history to Parliament.

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Great Masters in Painting

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Great Masters in Painting is written by Malcolm Bell. The painter who was then chosen for the honour of first guiding the hand of the young Rembrandt, by which honour he is nowadays almost alone distinguished, was Jacob van Swanenburch.

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Giotto and his works in Padua

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Giotto and his works in Padua is written by John Ruskin. The style of architecture prevalent in Italy at the same period, presented, on the contrary, large blank surfaces, which could only be rendered interesting by covering them with mosaic or painting.

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Fra Bartolommeo

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Fra Bartolommeo is written by Leader Scott. Fra Bartolommeo and Albertinelli are little known in this country. Practically nothing has been written about them and very few of their works are in either public galleries or private collections.

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dot-font: Talking About Design

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dot-font: Talking About Design is written by John D. Berry. The design draws attention to itself, with its color blocks setting off the margins from the body of the text, but once you get used to it, it works well enough.

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The Elements of Drawing

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The Elements of Drawing is written by John Ruskin. The temptation is always to be slovenly and careless, and the outline is like a bridle, and forces our indolence into attention and precision.

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The Dance of Death

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The Dance of Death is written by Francis Douce. The widely scattered materials relating to the subject of the Dance of Death, and the difficulty of reconciling much discordant information.

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