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" It ought, in my opinion, to be indispensably observed, that the masses of light in a picture be always of a warm mellow colour, yellow, red, or a yellowish- white ; and that the blue, the grey, or the green colours be kept almost entirely out of these... "
The Lives of the Most Eminent British Painters, Sculptors, and Architects - Page 248
by Allan Cunningham - 1833
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 23

1814
...conduct of the great Venetian and Flemish masters, ' that the masses of light in a picture be always of a warm mellow colour, yellow, red, or a yellowish white; and that the blue, the grey, and the green colours, be almost kept entirely out of the masses ; and be...
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A Series of Easy Lessons in Landscape Drawing: Contained in Forty Plates ...

Samuel Prout - 1820 - 4 pages
...with cold. " It ought to be indispensably observed, that the masses of light in a picture be always of a warm mellow colour, yellow red, or a yellowish white; and that the blue, the grey, or the green colours be kept almost entirely out of these masses, and be used...
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The Literary Works of Sir Joshua Reynolds: ... to which is ..., Volume 1

Sir Joshua Reynolds, Henry William Beechey, Thomas Gray, Charles-Alphonse Dufresnoy, William Mason - 1852
...ought, in my opinion, to be indispensably observed, that the masses of light in a picture be always of a warm mellow colour, yellow, red, or a yellowish- white ; and that the blue, the grey, or the green colours be kept almost entirely out of these masses, and be used...
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Anecdote Biography

John Timbs - 1860 - 387 pages
...had maintained, in one of his Discourses, that " the masses of light in a picture should be always of a warm mellow colour, yellow, red, or a yellowish- white ; and that the blue, the grey, or the green colours, should be kept almost entirely out of these masses,...
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Recollections of the British institution, for promoting the fine arts in the ...

Thomas Smith (of Marylebone.) - 1860
...Discourses (Discourse viii. December 1788), " that the masses of light in a picture should be always of a warm mellow colour, yellow, red, or a yellowish white, and that the blue, the grey, or the green should be kept entirely out of these masses, and be used only...
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Life and Times of Sir Joshua Reynolds: With Notices of Some of His ..., Volume 2

Charles Robert Leslie, Tom Taylor - 1865
...ought, in my opinion, to be indispensably observed that the masses of light in a picture be always of a warm mellow colour, yellow, red, or a yellowish white ; and that the blue, the grey, or the green colours be kept almost entirely out of these masses, and be used...
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The Family Library (Harper)., Volume 67

1868
...content with insipid fair Roman painting (this between ourselves). Clouds, it is true, are all softnes^ ; but we have been too long accustomed to see them touched...Sir Joshua. " Agreeing with you in so many points, 1 still venture to differ from you jn your question with Sir Joshua. Infinitely various as nature is,...
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Practical hints on colour in painting, Issue 189

John Burnet - 1880
...ought, in my opinion, to be indispensably observed, that the masses of light in a picture be always of a warm, mellow colour, yellow, red, or a yellowish white ; and that the blue, the gray, or the green colours be kept almost entirely out of these masses, and be used...
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The Red Dragon: The National Magazine of Wales, Volume 7

Charles Wilkins - 1885
...of Sir Joshua Reynolds', in his Eighth Discourse, " that the masses of light in a picture be always of a warm mellow colour, yellow, red, or a yellowish white ; and that the blue, grey, or green colours be kept almost entirely out of these masses, and be used only...
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The Red Dragon: The National Magazine of Wales, Volume 7

Charles Wilkins - 1885
...of Sir Joshua Reynolds', in his Eighth Discourse, " that the masses of light in a picture be always of a warm mellow colour, yellow, red, or a yellowish white ; and that the blue, grey, or green colours be kept almost entirely out of these masses, and be used only...
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