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" Painting is not only to be considered as an imitation, operating by deception, but that it is, and ought to be, in many points of view, and strictly speaking, no imitation at all of external nature. Perhaps it ought to be as far removed from the vulgar... "
The Works of Sir Joshua Reynolds, Knight ; Late President of the Royal ... - Page 119
by Sir Joshua Reynolds, Edmond Malone, Thomas Gray - 1809
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The Monthly review. New and improved ser

1787
...For which reafon I mail beg leave to lay before you a few thoughts on thisfuhje^t; to throw out feme hints that may lead your minds to an Opinion (which...I take to be the truth) that painting is not only, not to be confidered as an imitation, operating by deception, but that it is and ought to be, in many...
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The Edinburgh magazine, or Literary miscellany

1787
...fhall therefore beg leave to lay before yon a iew thoughts on this fubjecT:, and to throw out lome hints that may lead your minds to an opinion, (which...I take to be the truth) that painting is not only not to be confidered as an imitation, operating by deception ; but that it is, and ought to be, in...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 77

Ralph Griffiths, G. E. Griffiths - English imprints - 1787
...which reafon I (hall beg leave to lay before you a few thoughts on this fubject ; to throw out fome hints that may lead your minds to an opinion (which...I take to be the truth) that painting is not only, not to be confidered as an imitation, operating by deception, but that it is and ought to be, in many...
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The New Annual Register, Or General Repository of History ..., Volume 8

English poetry - 1788
...inftruction. The intention of this diftourfc is to flicw, " that painting is not only, not to be confidered as an imitation, operating by deception, but that...it is, and ought to be, in many points of view, and flricily fpeaking, no imitation at all of external nature." This aflčrtjop which at fiat ik-ht raay...
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The works of sir Joshua Reynolds. To which is prefixed an account ..., Volume 2

Joshua Reynolds (sir.) - 1801
...For this reason I shall beg leave to lay before you a few thoughts on this subject; to throw out some hints that may lead your minds to an opinion, • (which I take to be the truth,) that Painting is riot only not to be considered as an imitation, operating by deception, but that it is, and ought to...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1813
...undertakes to prove, that painting,' (and indeed all the arts called imitative,) ' is not only not to be considered as an imitation, operating by deception,...speaking, no imitation at all of external nature.' On this1 subject we have already more than once briefly spoken : we will now once for all give our...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 53

England - 1843
...degradation. So far from painting hemg imitation, he proceeds to show that " it is, and ought to he, in many points of view, and strictly speaking, no imitation at all of external nature." Civilization is not the gross state of nature ; imagination is the result of cultivation, of civilization...
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The Cabinet of Arts: Or, General Instructor in Arts, Science, Trade ...

Hewson Clarke, John Dougall - Drawing - 1817 - 859 pages
...termfoUorvtng nature, he is by no means to understand a servile manner of copying natural objects. Painting is not only to be considered as an imitation operating by deception, but it is, strictly speaking, in many points of view, no imitation at all of external nature ; but is as...
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Table-talk: Or Original Essays

William Hazlitt - 1821 - 400 pages
...For this reason I shall beg leave to lay before you a few thoughts on the subject ; to throw out some hints that may lead your minds to an opinion (which I take to be the true one) that Painting is not only not to be considered as an imitation operating by deception, but...
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The literary works of sir Joshua Reynolds. To which is prefixed a ..., Volume 2

Joshua Reynolds (sir.) - 1835
...this reason I shall beg leave to lay before you a few' thoughts on this subject; to throw out some hints that may lead your minds to an opinion, (which...from the vulgar idea of imitation, as the refined civilised state in which we live, is removed from a gross state of nature ; and those who have not...
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