The History of Painting in Italy, Vol. 2

from the Period of the Revival of the Fine Arts to the End of the Eighteenth Century

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Published: 1828
Language: English
Wordcount: 118,426 / 346 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 51.8
LoC Category: NA
Downloads: 1,096
Added to site: 2010.12.08
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Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Art, History
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tition he had succeeded to the title of S. Luke the Evangelist. Tournefort (Voyage, &c.) mentions an image of the Virgin at Mount Lebanon, attributed by the vulgar to S. Luke; but which was doubtless also the work of some Luke, a monk in one of the early ages.

More considerable remains both of the Greek and Italian artists of the 13th century are to be found in Assisi, as related in my first book; and to those already mentioned as painted on the walls, may be added others on panel, and all by unknown artists; particularly a crucifixion in S. Chiara, of which there is a tradition, that it was painted before Giunta appeared. Another picture anterior to this period, and bearing the date of 1219, is to be seen at Subiaco; it is a consecration of a church, and the painter informs us that Conciolus pinxit. If in addition to these artists we inquire after the miniature painters, we may find specimens of them in abundance, in the library of the Vatican, and other collections in Rome. I sh

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