Great Pictures, As Seen and Described by Famous Writers eBook

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GREAT PICTURES3
THE FISHERMAN PRESENTING THE RING TO THE DOGE GRADENIGO3
THEOPHILE GAUTIER3
THE BIRTH OF VENUS5
WALTER PATER5
THE QUEEN OF SHEBA10
JOHN RUSKIN10
THE LAST JUDGEMENT11
ALEXANDRE DUMAS11
FOOTNOTES: 16
MAGDALEN IN THE DESERT16
AIME GIRON16
BANQUET OF THE ARQUEBUSIERS18
WILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY19
L’EMBARQUEMENT POUR L’ILE DE CYTHERE21
EDMOND AND JULES DE GONCOURT21
THE SISTINE MADONNA24
F.A.  GRUYER25
THE DREAM OF ST. URSULA32
JOHN RUSKIN32
FOOTNOTES: 34
THE DESCENT FROM THE CROSS34
EUGENE FROMENTIN34
BACCHUS AND ARIADNE38
CHARLES LAMB38
BACCHUS AND ARIADNE39
EDWARD T. COOK39
FOOTNOTES: 41
THE CORONATION OF THE VIRGIN41
THEOPHILE GAUTIER41
JUDITH42
MAURICE HEWLETT42
THE AVENUE OF MIDDELHARNAIS47
PAUL LAFOND47
THE DANCE OF THE DAUGHTER OF HERODIAS49
ALGERNON CHARLES SWINBURNE49
ADORATION OF THE MAGI51
F.A.  GRUYER51
FOOTNOTES: 52
PORTRAIT OF GEORG GISZE52
ANTONY VALABREGUE53
FOOTNOTES: 55
PARADISE55
JOHN RUSKIN55
AURORA59
CHARLOTTE A. EATON59
AURORA61
JOHN CONSTABLE61
THE ASSUMPTION OF THE VIRGIN61
THEOPHILE GAUTIER61
THE NIGHT WATCH64
EUGENE FROMENTIN64
THE RAPE OF HELEN71
COSMO MONKHOUSE71
MONNA LISA[9]73
WALTER PATER73
FOOTNOTES: 79
THE ADORATION OF THE LAMB80
KUGLER80
FOOTNOTES: 87
THE DEATH OF PROCRIS88
EDWARD T. COOK88
THE DEATH OF PROCRIS88
JOHN ADDINGTON SYMONDS88
FOOTNOTES: 89
THE MARRIAGE IN CANA89
JOHN RUSKIN89
MADAME DE POMPADOUR92
CHARLES-AUGUSTIN SAINTE-BEUVE92
FOOTNOTES: 95
THE HAY WAIN96
C.L.  BURNS96
THE SURRENDER OF BREDA99
THEOPHILE GAUTIER99
FOOTNOTES: 101
THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION102
AIME GIRON102
ST. FRANCIS BEFORE THE SOLDAN105
JOHN RUSKIN105
FOOTNOTES: 110
LILITH110
ALGERNON CHARLES SWINBURNE110
ADORATION OF THE MAGI112
MORIZ THAUSING112
MARRIAGE A-LA-MODE113
AUSTIN DOBSON113
FOOTNOTES: 121
THE MADONNA OF THE ROCKS122
THEOPHILE GAUTIER122
FOOTNOTES: 124
BEATRICE CENCI125
PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY125
THE TRANSFIGURATION130
MRS. JAMESON130
THE BULL133
EUGENE FROMENTIN133
CORESUS AND CALLIRHOE137
EDMOND AND JULES DE GONCOURT137
FOOTNOTES: 140
THE MARKET-CART140
RICHARD AND SAMUEL REDGRAVE140
BACCHUS AND ARIADNE142
HIPPOLYTE ADOLPHE TAINE142
FOOTNOTES: 145
BACCHUS AND ARIADNE145
LA CRUCHE CASSEE146
THEOPHILE GAUTIER146
PORTRAIT OF LADY COCKBURN AND HER CHILDREN147
FREDERIC G. STEPHENS147
FOOTNOTES: 149
ST. CECILIA150
PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY150
THE LAST SUPPER150
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE150
THE CHILDREN OF CHARLES I.156
JULES GUIFFREY156
THE FIGHTING TEMERAIRE TUGGED TO HER LAST BERTH TO BE BROKEN UP, 1838159
JOHN RUSKIN159
FOOTNOTES: 162
SPRING163
MARCEL REYMOND163
FOOTNOTES: 166
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