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-1665470
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according" to the vanishing point opposite to 
your eye. You will naturally seek to possess 
your mindwith tl1e special character of the figure 
before you;-and of all the Grecian figures, 
I would advise you to make from the Apollo 
and Venus a general measurement or standard 
for 
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and woman, 
taking 
the 
head 
and 
its 
features, as the part by which 
    
HIGHSUTG 
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" Light and shade must not be neglected ; for 
what you eH'ect_in drawing by the contour of the 
figure, 
light 
and 
shade 
must 
effect 
with 
the 
projections of those parts which front you in 
the figure. Light, and shade there produce 
What becomes outline to another drawing of the 
same object in a. right angle to the place where 
you sit. 
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It seems 
not 
impossible 
to 
reduce 
to 
the 
simplicity of rule or principle, what may have 
appeared difficult in this branch of art to young 
students, and may have been too often pursued 
at random by others. All forms in nature, both 
animate 
and 
inanimate, 
partake 
of 
the 
round 
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