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-1665744
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ii uids, 
which 
might 
form 
the 
iittest vehicles td 
convey his 
upon 
colours 
canvass. 
" The elegant Charles V. was to Titian in 
liberal pratronage what Leo X. was to Raphael. 
That munificent prince carried him into Spain, 
where his works laid the foundation of the 
Spanish school in painting, and gave a relish for 
that art to all the succeeding monarchs. 
CG 
What has been remarked respecting Titian 
equally true of that 
Lombard painters. 
and the Venetian school, is 
of Correggio among the 
The 
mind 
of 
Correggw 
aPP ears 
evidently, 
by 
to have been profoundly enlightened; 
his works, 
and especially in the philosophical arrangement 
and general doctrine of colours. What has 
been said by some concerning the low circnm- 
stances of his fortune, (which is not true,) 
neither proves the obscurity of his birth, nor 
that philosophical researches were out of his 
reach, or beside his emulation. The truth is, 
that he was born of a verylhonourable family, 
and was accomplished in the elegancies 0f- life; 
not that it is necessary for any man to have
        

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