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Notas d'arte

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Published: 1906
Language: Portugues
Wordcount: 45,947 / 160 pg
LoC Category: NX
Downloads: 302
Added to site: 2010.01.11
mnybks.net#: 26273
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Art, Biography
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specto soberbo, que nos infunde respeito.

O segundo, em que a figura de Oliveira Martins, essa imagem de santo e de philosopho, se nos apresenta sentada em larga cadeira de espaldar, em posição natural de quem entretem uma conversa, ao contemplal-o, como que se escuta a sua voz de mestre, que discreteia sabiamente sobre os intrincados problemas economicos do nosso paiz, ou sobre os notaveis factos da nossa historia.

[Figura: Oliveira Martins--JULIO COSTA]

E todos os outros, todos, são verdadeiras obras primas.

Não esquecerei fallar do seu ultimo trabalho, do retrato do Conselheiro João Franco, o homem forte e duro que emprehendeu, n'um arranco de verdadeiro portuguez, remodelar, n'um molde novo e n'uma nova orientação, a marcha dos negocios publicos.

D'esse retrato já eu disse, quando tive occasião de o ver pela primeira vez, o seguinte:

«É grande, na magestade da sua tela ricamente emmoldurad

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