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" West has conquered ; he has treated his subject as it ought to be treated ; I retract my objections. I foresee that this picture will not only become one of the most popular, but will occasion a revolution in art. "
The Lives of the Most Eminent British Painters, Sculptors, and Architects - Page 36
by Allan Cunningham - 1830
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The Life, Studies, and Works of Benjamin West, Esq., President of the Royal ...

John Galt - 1820
...other circumstances into historical pic. tures than those which are requisite and appro-' E priate; and I foresee that this picture will not only become one of the most popular, but occasion a revolution in the art." On Mr. West pausing, the King said, " I wish that I had known all...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent British Painters and Sculptors, Volume 2

Allan Cunningham - 1831
...Drummond, ' West has conquered ; he has treated his subject as it ought to be treated ; I retract my objections. I foresee that this picture will not only...revolution in art.' " " I wish," said the King, " that 1 had known all this before, for the objection has been the means of Lord Grosvenor's getting the picture,...
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The Georgian Era: Political and rural economists. Painters, sculptors ...

1834 - 588 pages
...treated his subject as it ought to be treated : I retract my objections. I foresee that this picture wilt not only become one of the most popular, but will occasion a revolution in art.'" Upon which his majesty observed, " that he wished he had known these reasons before, for hat the objection...
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Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful ..., Volume 27

1843
..."West has conquered— he has treated his subject as it ought to be treated — I retract my objecuong. I foresee that this picture will not only become one...popular, but will occasion a revolution in art."' West was now thoroughly established both in the king's favour and In that of the public, and he continued...
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History of the rise and progress of the arts of design in the ..., Volume 87

William Dunlap - 1834
...Urummond, ' West has conquered ; he has treated his subject as it ought to be treated ; I retract my objections. I foresee that this picture will not only...getting the picture, but you shall make a copy for me.' " From the following anecdote, communicated by my friend Charles Fraser, Esq., it will appear that...
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History of the Rise and Progress of the Arts of Design in the ..., Volume 1

William Dunlap - 1834
...West has conquered ; he has treated his subject as it ought to be treated ; I retract my objections. 1 foresee that this picture will not only become one...before, for the objection has been the means of Lord Grosveuor's getting the picture, but you shall make a copy for me.' " From the following anecdote,...
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The Georgian Era: Political and rural economists. Painters, sculptors ...

1834
...West has conquered: he has treated his subject as it ought to be treated: I retract my objections. 1 foresee that this picture will not only become one...popular, but will occasion a revolution in art.*" Upon which his majesty observed, " that he wished he had known these reasons before, for that the objection...
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Lives of eminent and illustrious Englishmen, ed. by G. G. Cunningham, Volume 13

Englishmen - 1837
...archbishop, ' West has conquered ; he has treated his subject as it ought to be treated : I retract my objections. I foresee that this picture will not only...most popular, but will occasion a revolution in art.' " Upon which his majesty observed, " that he wished he had known these reasons before, for that the...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 14

1839
...has conquered — he has treated his subject as it ought to be treated — I retract my obiection. 1 foresee that this picture will not only become one...getting the picture, but you shall make a copy for me." ON THE STUDY OF NATURAL PHILOSOPHY. NOTHING can be more unfounded than the objection \vhich has been...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volumes 14-15

1839
...conquered — he has treated his subject as it ought to be treated — I retract my objection. 1 210 211 foresee that this picture will not only become one...before, for the objection has been the means of Lord Gro&venor'n getting the picture, but you shall muke a copy for me." ON THE STUDY OF NATURAL PHILOSOPHY....
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