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-1666774
Q4-U 
Suffolk Lane, 28th Jan. 
cc My DEAR SIR, 
 " Sir Philip Francis's critique on the Trangjfguratian 
appears very ingenious, so far as it explains the painter's 
design in representing the Demoniac Boy as the connect- 
ing link between the action on the Mount and the 
groupe at the foot of it; but I cannot agree with Sir 
Philip in supposing the picture to represent the Ascension, 
and as you request me to state my reasons for this dissent, 
I shall briefly endeavour to specify them. 
" I have not seen the original picture; but in the 
copy of it by Harlow, which was much admired in 
Rome, and which one would think must be accurate, at 
least in regard to so important a point, since it was 
exhibited beside the origina1- I say in Har1ow's copy 
the raiment of our Saviour is white, not blue. The 
white has, indeed, in the shaded part, a bluish tinge, 
but the colour is decidedly a white, and, therefore, Sir 
Philip's assmnption that it is blue appears contrary to 
the fact. 
" The Tran_sji'gurati0n was witnessed by only three of 
the Apostles, Peter, James, and John, (see St. Matthew,
        

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.