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" I trust, from ever forgetting—what is meant by the virtue of handling in sculpture. The projection of the heads of the four horses, one behind the other, is certainly not more, altogether, than three-quarters of an inch from the flat ground, and the... "
The Sculptures of the Parthenon - Page 118
by Alexander Stuart Murray - 1903 - 173 pages
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Aratra Pentelici: Six Lectures on the Elements of Sculpture, Given Before ...

John Ruskin - 1872 - 207 pages
...the surface of the stone, where a photograph would have lost it by exaggerating accidental stains. and modulation of the veins, he has taken away all...the eyes and nostrils with dark incision, careful as thefinest touches of a painter's pencil : and then, at last, when he comes to the manes, he has let...
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The Works of John Ruskin: The elements of drawing. The elements of ...

John Ruskin - 1889
...prevent you, I trust, from ever forgetting— That is meant by the virtue of handling in sculpture. The projection of the heads of the four horses, one...modulation of the veins, he has taken away all look of flatuess from the necks. He has dra\™ the eyes and nostrils with dark incision, careful as the finest...
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THE CROWN OF WILD OLIVE

JOHN RUSKIN - 1894
...prevent you, I trust, from ever forgetting—what is meant by the virtue of handling in sculpture. The projection of the heads of the four horses, one...look of flatness from the necks. He has drawn the ryes and nostrils with dark incision, careful as the finest touches of a painter's pencil: and then,...
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Ancient Athens

Ernest Arthur Gardner - 1902 - 579 pages
...by the virtue of handling in sculpture." " The projection of the heads of the four horses," he says, "one behind the other, is certainly not more, altogether,...veins, he has taken away all look of flatness from the heads. He has drawn the eyes and nostrils with dark incision, careful as the finest touches of a painter's...
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Greek Buildings: Represented by Fragments in the British Museum

William Richard Lethaby - 1908 - 218 pages
..." yet by mere drawing you see the sculptor has got them to appear to recede in due order, and by a soft rounding of the flesh surfaces and modulation of the veins, he has taken away the look of flatness. He has drawn the eyes and nostrils with dark incision, careful as the finest...
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