Bauhaus-Universität Weimar

Titel:
The life, studies and works of Benjamin West, Esq. president of The Royal Academy of London
Person:
Galt, John
Persistente ID:
urn:nbn:de:gbv:wim2-g-1662038
PURL:
https://digitalesammlungen.uni-weimar.de/viewer/resolver?urn=urn:nbn:de:gbv:wim2-g-1663665
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of the works of Micahel 
Angelo: 
was still 
less sa- 
tisfactory : 
indeed, 
he continued always to think, 
that, 
with 
the 
single 
exception 
of 
the 
Moses, 
that 
Artist 
had 
not 
succeeded 
in 
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bable 
character 
to 
any of 
his 
subjects, 
notwith- 
standing the 
which 
mind 
masterly hand and 
Per. 
vade the weakest of his productions. 
VIII. 
Among 
the 
first 
objects 
which 
particu- 
larl y 
interested 
West, 
and 
which 
he 
HEVCT 
ceased 
to 
revisit 
day 
aHer 
day 
with 
increasing 
pleasure, were 
the 
celebrated 
statues 
ascribed 
to 
Phidias, bn the Monte Cavallo. 
The action of the 
figure appeared to him 
human 
so majestic, that it 
seemed 
to 
throw, 
35 
it 
Were, 
visible 
kind 
of 
HWE 
into 
the 
atmosphere, 
very 
and 
OVCP 
all 
the 
surrounding buildings. 
But the smallness of 
the 
horse 
struck 
him 
HS 
exceedingly 
preposterous. 
He 
had 
often 
examined 
it 
before 
the 
idea 
curred 
to 
him 
that 
it was 
probably reduced 
cording to some unknown principle of antient art; 
in this notion he was confirmed, by observing 
and 
something 
of 
the 
same 
kind 
in the relative pro- 
figures 
portion of human 
the dif- 
and animals, on 
ferent gems and 
bas- 
-reliefs 
to 
which 
his 
attention
        

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