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-1665791
142 
been 
established. 
as to see 
so fortunate 
Under 
his royal 
has risen 
patronage and support, this Academy 
to its present strength and flourishing 
condition. 
His 
patronage, 
which 
would 
be 
improperly estimated by mere expenditure, in a 
country not similar in the latitude of govern- 
ment, 
in 
the 
controul 
revenue, 
to an- 
cient Greece or modern Italy, but properly by 
its diffusive influence, has been the source of 
every other patronage in the cquntry; has 
inspired that refined taste and ardour for elegant 
arts, which have given in fact a new character 
to the people, 
and has raised within and Without 
this Academy 
that 
body of 
distinguished 
men, 
Whose 
works 
have 
contributed 
to 
immortalise 
his reign, as his love for the arfcs 
the means of immortalising them; 
has 
become 
" The patronage which has flowed from other 
quarters, deserves very honourable lnention; 
and is of so much importance, that without it 
the 
spirit 
of 
art 
must 
droop, 
and 
the 
ve1'Y 
every situation 
contracted in 
profession of it be 
whatever. 
It 
is 
not 
by 
the 
influence 
and 
support ofany individual character, how elevated
        

Nutzerhinweis

Sehr geehrte Benutzer,

aufgrund der aktuellen Entwicklungen in der Webtechnologie, die im Goobi viewer verwendet wird, unterstützt die Software den von Ihnen verwendeten Browser nicht mehr.

Bitte benutzen Sie einen der folgenden Browser, um diese Seite korrekt darstellen zu können.

Vielen Dank für Ihr Verständnis.