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-1665985
161 
CG 
The 
gentle 
sensibility of 
Raphael's 
mind 
W215 
like 
the 
sofcened Wax which 
makes 
more 
visible and 
distinct 
the 
fbrm 
of 
the 
engraving 
with which it is touched. 
Blast by Nature with 
endowment, 
this 
heir to the 
like the 
he became 
treasured 
Wealth 
of 
many 
families. 
Enriched 
by the accumulated experience which was then 
in F_lore1'1ce, united to the early tuition of 
delineating from 
under 
nature 
Pietro 
Perugmo, 
and 
the 
subsequent 
discoveries of 
the 
Grecian 
relics, Raphael's mind became stored with all 
that was excellent; and he possessed apractised 
hand, 
to 
make 
his 
conceptions 
visible 
his 
tablets. 
Possessing these powers, 
he was invited 
to 
Rome, 
of 
and began his picture 
The Dzlspute 
072 
the 
Sacrament. 
This 
picture 
he 
finished, 
together with The School qf Athens, 
had attained his twenty-eighth year. 
befbre he 
At Rome 
he 
found 
himself 
amidst 
the 
splendour 
of 
21 
and in the focus of human endow- 
refined court, 
ment. 
He 
became 
sensible 
of 
the 
vantages of his situation; he had industry and 
ardour to combine and to embrace them all; and 
the 
eH'ept 
is visible 
in 
his works. 
The theolo- 
gical 
arrangement 
of 
the 
disputants 
on 
the
        

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