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  • A History of Art for Beginners Quick View
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    • A History of Art for Beginners is written by Clara Erskine Clement Waters. The fine arts are Architecture, Sculpture, Painting, Poetry, and Music, and though we could live if none of these existed, yet life would be far from the pleasant experience that it is often made to be through the enjoyment of these arts.
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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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    • A Pindarick Ode on Painting is written by Thomas Morrison. The Society exists to make available inexpensive reprints (usually facsimile reproductions) of rare seventeenth and eighteenth century works. The editorial policy of the Society continues unchanged.
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    • Ariadne Florentina is written by John Ruskin. The course, so far as it consists in practice, will be defined in my Instructions for the schools. And the theory connected with that practice is set down in the three lectures at the end of the first course I delivered--those on Line, Light, and Color.
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    • Artist and Public is written by Kenyon Cox. In the history of art, as in the history of politics and in the history of economics, our modern epoch is marked off from all preceding epochs by one great event, the French Revolution. Fragonard, who survived that Revolution to lose himself in a new and strange world, is the last at…
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    • Artists' Wives is written by Alphonse Daudet. The excitement of the meal had put her in a good humour. To cheer up the poet, to whom his mingled failure and glory were doubly painful, she thumped him on the back, laughed with her mouth full, saying in her hideous jargon, that it was not worth while for such a trifle…
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    • Belcaro is written by Vernon Lee. "Vernon Lee writes well about poetry, better upon painting and sculpture, and best upon music. The essay on 'Cherubino' is the finest in the book, and is a perfect gem in its way."
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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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    • Capitals is written by Frederick W. Hamilton. A capital letter is a letter of formal shape. Capitals were originally derived from the stiff and angular letters used in formal inscriptions. Originally all writing was done in capitals. Later the scribes devised less formal shapes for the letters.
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    • Cathedral Cities of England is written by George Gilbert. In the following accounts of the Cathedral Cities of England, technical architectural terms will necessarily appear, and to the end that they should be comprehensive, I give here a slight sketch of the origin of the various forms, and the reasons for their naming, together with dates.
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    • Cathedrals of Northern Spain is written by Charles Rudy. The Romans were the first to come to Spain with a view to conquering the land, and to organizing the half-savage clans or tribes who roamed through the thickets and across the plains. But nowhere did the great rulers of the world encounter such fierce resistance. The clans were extremely warlike…
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    • Cathedrals of Spain is written by John A. Gade. In the last dozen years many English books on Spain have appeared. They have dealt with their subject from the point of view of the artist or the historian, the archeologist, the politician, or the mere sight-seer.
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    • Concerning the Spiritual in Art is written by Wassily Kandinsky. It is no common thing to find an artist who, even if he be willing to try, is capable of expressing his aims and ideals with any clearness and moderation. Some people will say that any such capacity is a flaw in the perfect artist, who should find his expression…
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    • Cornwall is written by Geraldine Edith Mitton. To the mind of the ordinary Briton there is a curious attraction in "getting as far as you can"--a streak in mentality which has accounted in no small degree for the world-wide Empire. In England you cannot in one direction get any farther than the extreme point of Cornwall.
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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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    • Essays on Art is written by Arthur Clutton-Brock. These essays, reprinted from the Times Literary Supplement with a few additions and corrections, are not all entirely or directly concerned with art; but even the last one--Waste or Creation?--does bear on the question, How are we to improve the art of our own time.
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    • Field's Chromatography is written by George Field. How early, and to what extent, colouring may have attained the rank of science among the ancients, are questions not easily set at rest; but that some progress had been made, even at a very remote period, is proved by the magnificent tombs of the Egyptian kings at Thebes.
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    • Forty Years of 'Spy' is written by Leslie Ward. In the course of our lives the monotonous repetition of daily routine and the similarity of the types we meet make our minds less and less susceptible to impressions, with the result that important events and interesting rencontres of last year.
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    • Fra Angelico is written by Jennie Ellis Keysor. It is a body of such men on the heights of Fiesole that interests us. They are Dominican monks, of the order of great preachers, founded long ago by St. Dominic. Over long white robes the brothers, or frates, as they are called, wear black capes and back from their tonsured heads…
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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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