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" Raphael lived but thirty-seven years ; and in that short space carried the art so far beyond what it had before reached, that he appears to stand alone as a model to his successors. "
The Literary Works of Sir Joshua Reynolds, Kt. Late President of the Royal ... - Page 94
by Sir Joshua Reynolds, Edmond Malone, Joseph Farington, Charles-Alphonse Dufresnoy - 1819
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Table-talk: Or Original Essays

William Hazlitt - 1821 - 400 pages
...time the natural faculties of his mind were as remarkable as his industry ; at another he was only a signal instance of what well-directed diligence will do in a short time. Then again " he appears to have been the first who discovered the path that leads to every excellence...
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The Complete Works of Sir Joshua Reynolds: First President of the ..., Volume 2

Sir Joshua Reynolds - Art - 1824
...whole attention was absorbed in the pursuit of his art, and that he acquired the name of Masaccio*, from his total disregard to his dress, his person, and all the common concerns of life. * The addition nfaecio denotes some deformity or impcr. fection attending that person to whom it it...
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A General Dictionary of Painters;: Containing Memoirs of the Lives ..., Volume 2

Matthew Pilkington, Thomas Tegg - Painters - 1829
...life. He was as remarkable for diligence and industry as for the natural faculties of the mind, and was a signal instance of what well-directed diligence will do in a short time. Vasari gives a long catalogue of painters and sculptors who formed their taste, and learned their art,...
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The Literary Works of Sir Joshua Reynolds: First President of the Royal Academy

Sir Joshua Reynolds - Art - 1835
...whole attention was absorbed in the pursuit of his art, and that he acquired the name of Masaccio *, from his total disregard to his dress, his person,...of life. He is, indeed, a signal instance of what well- ">, directed diligence will do in a short time ; he lived but twenty-seven years; yet in that...
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The gentleman's and connoisseur's dictionary of painters

Matthew Pilkington - 1840
...He was as remarkable for diligence and industry, as for the natural faculties of the mind, and was a signal instance of what welldirected diligence will do in a short time. Vasari gives a long catalogue of painters and sculptors who formed their taste, and learned their art,...
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The Discourses of Sir Joshua Reynolds

Sir Joshua Reynolds - Art - 1842 - 279 pages
...addition of accio denotes some deformity or imperfection attending that person to whom it is applied. R. all the common concerns of life. He is, indeed, a signal instance of what well directed diligence will do in a short time; he lived but twenty-seven years ; yet in that short...
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Criticisms on Art, Volume 2

William Hazlitt - Art - 1844 - 384 pages
...time the natural faculties of his mind were as remarkable as his industry ; at another he was only a signal instance of what welldirected diligence will do in a short time. Then again " he appears to have been the first who discovered the path that leads to every excellence...
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Michel Angelo

Richard Duppa - Painters - 1846 - 474 pages
...afterwards arrived, -and may therefore be justly considered as one of the great fathers of modern art. He is a signal instance of what welldirected diligence will do in a short time; his life did not exceed twenty-seven years, yet in that short space he carried the art far beyond what...
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Table Talk: Opinions on Books, Men, and Things

William Hazlitt - Great Britain - 1846
...time the natural faculties of his mind were as remarkable as his industry ; at another he was only a signal instance of what welldirected diligence will do in a short time. Then again " he appears to have been the first who discovered the path that leads to every excellence...
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Elementary Sketches of Moral Philosophy: Delivered at the Royal Institution ...

Sydney Smith - Ethics - 1849 - 424 pages
...had mastered all the knowledge of his time; so had Homer. Raffaelle lived but twenty-seven years; and in that short -space carried the art so far beyond...reached, that he appears to stand alone as a model to his successors. There are instances to the contrary; but, generally speaking, the life of all truly...
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