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" Academy soon after his death by its truly exalted president, it is said of him, " that if ever this nation should produce genius sufficient to acquire to us the honourable distinction of an English school, the name of Gainsborough will be transmitted... "
The Works of Sir Joshua Reynolds, Knight ; Late President of the Royal ... - Page 149
by Sir Joshua Reynolds, Edmond Malone, Thomas Gray - 1809
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General Biography: Or, Lives, Critical and Historical, of the Most ..., Volume 4

John Aikin - Biography - 1803
...a particular 'critique of his talents, in his 4th Academical Discourse, by saying, " If ever this nation should "produce genius sufficient to acquire...the art, among the very first of that rising name." Gainsborough indeed Gvsscssed all the characters of original genius, is talents for music were extraordinary,...
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General biography; or, Lives, critical and historical, of the most eminent ...

John Aikin, William Enfield - 1803
...introduced a particular critique of his talents, in his i-ph Academical Discourse, by saying, " If ever this nation should produce genius sufficient to acquire...transmitted to posterity, in the history of the art, among Hie very fir* of that rising name." Gainsborough indeed possessed all the characters of original genius....
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The General Biographical Dictionary, Volume 15

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1814
...academy soon after his death, by its truly exalted president, it is said of him, " that if ever this nation should produce genius sufficient to acquire...transmitted to posterity in the history of the art among the first of that rising name." — " Whether he most excelled in portraits, landscapes, or fancy pictures,...
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The general biographical dictionary. Revised by A. Chalmers

New and general biographical dictionary - 1814
...academy soon after his death, by its truly exalted 'president, it is said of'. him, " that if ever this nation should .produce genius sufficient to acquire...transmitted to posterity in the history of the art among the first of that rising name." — " Whether he most excelled in portraits, landscapes, or fancy pictures,...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 102

1867
...great contemporary. "If ever," said Reynolds in his discourse delivered before the Academy, " this nation should produce genius sufficient to acquire...history of the art among the very first of that rising school." The recent exhibition at Kensington proved how little Gainsborough stood in need of apology...
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The Literary Gazette: A Weekly Journal of Literature, Science, and ..., Volume 2

William Jerdan, William Ring Workman, Frederick Arnold, John Morley, Charles Wycliffe Goodwin - 1818
...evidently bears the mark of his best time and most matured judgment. " If ever (says Sir Josbun) this nation should produce genius sufficient to acquire...distinction of an ENGLISH SCHOOL, the name of Gainsborough mil be transmitted to posterity, in the history of the Arts, among the very first of that rising name."...
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The Suffolk Garland: Or, A Collection of Poems, Songs, Tales, Ballads ...

James Ford - English literature - 1818 - 404 pages
...says Sir Joshua .Reynolds, this nation should produce genius sufficient to acquire to us the honorable distinction of an English School, the name of Gainsborough will be transmitted to posterity among the first of that rising name. Whither he most excelled in portraits, landscapes, or fancy pictures,...
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The Life of Sir Joshua Reynolds : Comprising Original Anecdotes of ..., Volume 2

James Northcote - Art - 1819
...should produce genius sufficient to acquire for us the honorable distinction of an English School, then the name of Gainsborough will be transmitted to posterity,...the art, among the very first of that rising name : and after shewing that he had owed much of his excellence to his love for the art, he expressed himself...
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The Lives of Eminent & Remarkable Characters, Born Or Long Resident in the ...

Essex (England) - 1820 - 144 pages
...talents of his great rival and contemporary. Among other encomiums sir Joshua says, that " if ever this nation should produce genius sufficient to acquire...of an English school, the name of Gainsborough will he transmitted to posterity in the history of the art among the first of that rising name." Gainsborough...
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A General Dictionary of Painters: Containing Memoirs of the Lives and Works ...

Matthew Pilkington, Thomas Tegg - Painters - 1829
...to acquire for vis the honourable distinction of an English school, the name of Gainsborough would be transmitted to posterity in the history of the art, among the first of that rising name. Whether he most excelled in portraits, landscapes, or fancy pictures, it...
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