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-1665612
124 
and invigorated their powers, 
glory on their country, which 
has left a 
subsequent 
but 
no 
events have been able to obliterate, and which 
never will be obliterated in any country where 
the sublimity of art, involving the most refmed 
embellishments 
of 
civilized 
life, 
is 
cherished 
by those who are in a capacity to cherish it. 
" In a very early period of the 
Greece, 
arts in 
we meet with 
circumstance which 
shows 
the 
advantages 
derived 
from 
consulting 
with 
Phi- 
losophyi 
it does not also show the origin and 
if 
outset of those advantages. 
The 
circumstance 
to which I allude is, that in the period when 
the sculptors contented themselves with the 
stationary 
forms 
and 
appearance 
of figures, 
in 
imitation of 
their predecessors, 
the 
Egyptians ; 
at 
that 
time 
they began to submit 
their works 
to the judgment of philosophers, 
one of whom, 
being 
called 
in 
to 
survey 
statue, 
which 
sculptor, then eminent, was going to expose to 
public view, remarked, that the human figure 
before him wanted motion, or that expression 
Of intellect and will, from which motion and 
character 
too 
must 
arise ; 
for 
IIIZH 
had 
soul
        

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