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" Bernini, the Florentine sculptor, architect, painter and poet, a little before my coming to Rome, gave a public opera, wherein he painted the scenes, cut the statues, invented the engines, composed the music, writ the comedy and built the theatre. "
The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany - Page 256
1824
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The Life and Times of Salvator Rosa, Volume 1

Lady Morgan (Sydney) - Artists - 1824
...little before my coming to the city, gave a public opera, (for so they call shows of that kind), wherein he painted the scenes, cut the statues, invented the...music, writ the comedy, and built the theatre." the bad taste of the times, could only have been tolerated under the sanction of his infhience and fashion,...
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The Life and Times of Salvator Rosa, Volumes 1-2

Lady Morgan (Sydney) - 1824
...little before my coming to the city, gave a public opera, (for so they call shows of that kind), wherein he painted the scenes, cut the statues, invented the...music, writ the comedy, and built the theatre." the bad taste of the times, could only have been tolerated under the sanction of his influence and fashion,...
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Annals of the Artists of Spain, Volume 2

William Stirling Maxwell - Art - 1848
...before my coming to this citty, gave a pIVbliq opera, (for yo they call shews of that kind) wherein he painted the scenes, cut the statues, invented the engines, composed the musiq, writ the comedy, and built the theatre." Memoirs and Diary of John Evelyn; 5 vols. Svo., London...
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Diary and Correspondence of John Evelyn, F. R. S.: To which is ..., Volume 1

John Evelyn - Great Britain - 1850
...little before my coming to the city, gave a public opera (for so they call shows of that kind), wherein he painted the scenes, cut the statues, invented the...the music, writ the comedy, and built the theatre. Opposite to either of these pillars, under those niches which with their columns support the weighty...
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Six Months in Italy, Volume 2

George Stillman Hillard - Italy - 1854
...time before his arrival at Rome, the artist arranged the public performance of an opera, ' wherein he painted the scenes, cut the statues, invented the...the music, writ the comedy, and built the theatre.' Evelyn visited the Villa Ludovisi, where the statue of the Dying Gladiator then was ; and also the...
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The Life and Times of Salvator Rosa

Lady Morgan (Sydney) - Artists - 1855 - 304 pages
...little before my coming to the city, gave a public opera, (for so they call shows of that kind,) wherein he painted the scenes, cut the statues, invented the...and Bernini, who seems to have been the very type of Bays, introduced some practical conceits, which, in spite even of the had taste of the times, could...
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Velazquez and his Works

Sir afterwards STIRLING MAXWELL STIRLING (William), sir William Stirling- Maxwell (9th bart.) - 1855
...before my coming to this citty, gave a publiq opera, (for so they call shews of that kind) wherein he painted the scenes, cut the statues, invented the engines, composed the musiq, writ the comedy, and built the theatre.' Memoirs and Diary of John Evelyn. 5 vols. 8vo. London:...
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Society and Solitude: Twelve Chapters

Ralph Waldo Emerson - American essays - 1870 - 300 pages
...sculptor, architect, painter, and poet, a little before my coming to Rome, gave a public opera, wherein he painted the scenes, cut the statues, invented the...the music, writ the comedy, and built the theatre." " There is nothing in war," said Napoleon, "which I cannot do by my own hands. If there is nobody to...
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Diary and Correspondence of John Evelyn, F.R.S.: To which is ..., Volume 1

John Evelyn - Great Britain - 1878
...little before my coming to the city, gave a pubhc opera (for so they call shows of that kind), wherein he painted the scenes, cut the statues, invented the...the music, writ the comedy, and built the theatre. Opposite to either of these pillars, under those niches which, with their columns, support the weighty...
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Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson ..., Volume 2

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1880
...sculptor, architect, painter, and poet, a little before my coming to Rome, gave a public opera, wherein he painted the scenes, cut the statues, invented the...the music, writ the comedy, and built the theatre." "There is nothing in war," said Napoleon, "which I cannot do by my own hands. If there is nobody to...
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