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" ... and the one in front does not in reality project more than the one behind it, yet, by mere drawing,* you see the sculptor has got them to appear to recede in due order, and by the soft rounding of the flesh surfaces, and modulation of the veins, he... "
A Guide to the Department of Greek and Roman Antiquities in the British Museum - Page 46
by British Museum. Department of Greek and Roman Antiquities - 1908 - 256 pages
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The Works of John Ruskin: The elements of drawing. The elements of ...

John Ruskin - 1889
...of the surface of the stone, where a photograph would have lost it by exaggerating accidental staim and then, at last, when he comes to the manes, he...let fly hand and chisel with their full force, and wheie a base workman, (above all, if he had modelled the thing in clay first,) would have lost himself...
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The Complete Works of John Ruskin, Volume 15

John Ruskin - 1891
...ground, and the one in front does not in reality project more than the one behind it, yet, by mere drawing,* you see the sculptor has got them to appear...the Greek has struck the tresses out with angular inci* This plate has been executed from a drawing by Mr. Burgess, in which he has followed the curves...
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Crown of wild olives, Munera pulveris, Pre-Raphaelitism, Aratra Pentelici

John Ruskin - 1894
...ground, and the one in front does not in reality project more than the one behind it, yet, by mere drawing,* you see the sculptor has got them to appear...the Greek has struck the tresses out with angular inei* This plate has been executed from a drawing by Mr. Bnrgess, in which he has followed the curves...
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THE CROWN OF WILD OLIVE

JOHN RUSKIN - 1894
...modulation of the veins, he has taken away all look of flatness from the necks. He has drawn the ryes and nostrils with dark incision, careful as the finest...the Greek has struck the tresses out with angular inci* This plate has been executed from a drawing by Mr. Burgess, in which he has followed the curves...
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Ancient Athens

Ernest Arthur Gardner - 1902 - 579 pages
...flesh surfaces and modulation of the veins, he has taken away all look of flatness from the heads. He has drawn the eyes and nostrils with dark incision,...has struck .the tresses out with angular incisions, deep-driven, every one in appropriate place and deliberate curve, yet flowing so free under his noble...
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The Sculptures of the Parthenon

Alexander Stuart Murray - 1903 - 173 pages
...flat ground, and the one in front does not in reality project more than the one behind it, yet by mere drawing you see the sculptor has got them to appear...force, and where a base workman (above all if he had 1 Aratra Pentelici, p. 174. modelled the thing in clay first) would have lost himself in the laborious...
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Greek Buildings Represented by Fragments in the British Museum

William Richard Lethaby - 1908 - 218 pages
...as the finest touch of a painter's 99 Fig. 87. Incense Burner : from the Frieze and from a Vase. pencil ; and then, at last, when he comes to the manes...first) would have lost himself in laborious imitation, the Greek has struck the tresses out with angular incisions deep driven." It followed from the true...
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Athens and Its Monuments

Charles Heald Weller - 1913 - 412 pages
...got them to appear to recede in due order, and by the soft rounding 1 Aratra Pentelici, Section 179. of the flesh surfaces, and modulation of the veins,...force; and where a base workman (above all, if he had modeled the thing in the clay first) would have FIG. IQO. Section of the north frieze of the Parthenon...
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