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" The greatest peculiarity of this composition is the contrivance of the white sheet on which the body of Jesus lies : this circumstance was probably what induced Rubens to adopt the composition. He well knew what effect white linen, opposed to flesh, must... "
Belgium and the Rhine - Page 308
1852 - 358 pages
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The Works of Sir Joshua Reynolds, Knight ; Late President of the ..., Volume 2

Sir Joshua Reynolds, Edmond Malone, Thomas Gray - Art - 1809
...The greatest peculiarity of this composition is the contrivance of the white sheet, on which the body of Jesus lies : this circumstance was probably what...have, with his powers of colouring; a circumstance xvhich was not likely to enter into the mind of an Italian painter, who probably would have been afraid...
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A Hand-book for Travellers on the Continent: Being a Guide Through Holland ...

John Murray (Firm) - Europe - 1838 - 574 pages
...The greatest peculiarity of this composition is the contrivance of the white sheet on which the body of Jesus lies : this circumstance was probably what...with his powers of colouring ; a circumstance which ivas not likely to enter into the mind of an Italian painter*, who probably would have been afraid...
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A Hand-book for Travellers on the Continent: Being a Guide Through Holland ...

John Murray (Firm) - Europe - 1838 - 511 pages
...The greatest peculiarity of this composition is the contrivance of the white sheet on which the body of Jesus lies : this circumstance was probably what...composition. He well knew what effect white linen opposed to fiesh, must have, with his powers of colouring ; a circumstance which was not likely to enter into...
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A Hand-book of the History of Painting

Franz Kugler - Painting - 1846 - 377 pages
...The greatest peculiarity of this composition is the contrivance of the white sheet, on which the body of Jesus lies ; this circumstance was probably what...white linen, opposed to flesh, must have with his power of colouring ; and the truth is, that none but great colourists can venture to paint pure white...
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A hand-book for travellers on the continent. [1st] [2 issues of the 16th and ...

John Murray (publishers.) - 1852
...greatest peculiarity of this 139 composition is the contrivance of the white sheet on which the body of Jesus lies : this circumstance was probably what...knew what effect white linen, opposed to flesh, must bave, with his powers of colouring, — a circumstance which was not likely to enter into the mind...
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Murray's handbook for Belgium and the Rhine: With travelling map

Belgium - 1852 - 276 pages
...composition is the contrivance of the white sheet on which the body of Jesus lies : this cireumstance was probably what induced Rubens to adopt the composition. He well knew what etfei-t white linen, opposed to flesh, must have, with his powers of colouring, — a cireumstance...
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A hand-book for travellers on the continent. [1st] [2 issues of the 16th and ...

John Murray (publishers.) - 1858
...the white sheet on which the body of Jesus lies : this circumstance was probably what induced Eubens to adopt the composition. He well knew what effect...the colouring of the flesh, and have kept it down by a low tint. And the truth is, that none but great colourists can venture to paint pure white linen...
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The Gay Science, Volume 1

Eneas Sweetland Dallas - Aesthetics - 1866
..."The greatest peculiarity of this composition is the contrivance of the white sheet, on which the body of Jesus lies. This circumstance was probably what...composition. He well knew what effect white linen, oplxised to flesh, must have with his powers of colouring ; a circumstance which was not likely to...
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A hand-book for travellers on the continent. [1st] [2 issues of the 16th and ...

John Murray (publishers.) - 1868
...The greatest peculiarity of this composition is the contrivance of the white sheet on which the body of Jesus lies : this circumstance was probably what...mind of an Italian painter,* who probably would have * Rubens possibly obtained the idea of this picture from a celebrated one of the same sub142 been afraid...
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Fraser's Magazine, Volume 27

1843
...The greatest peculiarity of this composition is the contrivance of the white sheet on which the body of Jesus lies ; this circumstance was, probably, what induced Rubens to adopt the composition of the Italian print from which he is said to have borrowed it. He well knew what effect white linen...
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