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" Moliere, inimitable as he has proved, brought a rude theatre to perfection. Hogarth had no model to follow and improve upon. He created his art > and used colours instead of language. His place is between the Italians, whom we may consider as epic poets... "
The Scots Magazine - Page 351
1781
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An Account of All the Pictures Exhibited in the Rooms of the British ...

British Institution - Nobility - 1824 - 320 pages
...from the rest, acts in his sphere, and cannot be confounded with any other of the dramatit persona;. Hogarth had no model to follow and improve upon; he created his art, and used colours instead of language."— H. WALPOLE. In the Possession of [n 1745, sold by auction for...
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Anecdotes of Painting in England: With Some Account of the ..., Volume 4

Artists - 1827
...drawing gently from her finger. The thought is parallel to Moliere's, where the miser puts out one of the candles as he is talking.* Moliere, inimitable...follow and improve upon. He created his art ; and used colours instead of language. His place is between the Italians, whom we may consider as epic poets...
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The Edinburgh encyclopaedia, conducted by D. Brewster, Volume 16

Edinburgh encyclopaedia - 1830
...as follows: " Moliere, inimitable as he proved, brought a rude theatre to perfection. Hogarth hail no model to follow and improve upon. He created his art ; and used colours instead of language. His place is between the Italians, whom we may consider as epic poets...
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Anecdotes of William Hogarth: Written by Himself

William Hogarth - Art - 1833 - 416 pages
...drawing gently from her finger. The thought is parallel to Moliere's, where the miser puts out one of the candles as he is talking. Moliere, inimitable...follow and improve upon. He created his art > and used colours instead of language. His place is between the Italians, whom we may consider as epic poets...
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The Penny Magazine of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful ..., Volume 3

1834
...parallel to iVIoli ire's, where the miser puts otit OIKS of the candles as he is talking. Molftre, inimitable as he has proved, brought a rude theatre...follow and improve upon ; he created his art, and used cnlotfra instead of language. His place is between the Italians, whom we may consider as epic...
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Biographical Dictionary of Painters, Sculptors, Engravers, and Architects ...

John Gould - Art - 1838
...drawing gently off her finger. The thought is parallel to Moliere's, where the miser puts out one of the candles as he is talking. Moliere, inimitable...Hogarth had no model to follow and improve upon. He ereated his art ; and used colours instead of language. His place is between the Italians, whom we...
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The epochs of painting characterized, a sketch of the history of painting ...

Ralph Nickolson Wornum - 1847 - 509 pages
...these works, they are excellent costume pictures and also good paintings. " Hogarth," says Walpole, " had no model to follow and improve upon. He created his art, and used colours instead of language. His place is between the Italians, whom we may consider as epic poets...
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The Epochs of Painting Characterized: A Sketch of the History of Painting ...

Ralph Nicholson Wornum - Painting - 1847 - 509 pages
...these works, they are excellent costume pictures and also good paintings. " Hogarth," says Walpole, " had no model to follow and improve upon. He created his art, and used colours instead of language. His place is between the Italians, whom we may consider as epic poets...
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Dictionary of Painters and Engravers, Biographical and Critical

Michael Bryan - 1849 - 937 pages
...drawing gently off her finger. The thought is parallel to Moliere's, where the miser puts out one of the candles as he is talking. Moliere, inimitable...perfection. Hogarth had no model to follow and improve upon. Ив created his art, and used colours instead of language. He resembled Butler, but his subjects are...
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Anecdotes of painting in England, with some account of the ..., Volume 3

Horace Walpole (4th earl of Orford.) - 1849
...Hogarth Illustrated, London, Boydell, 1791.— W.] VOL. II. P out one of the candles as he is talking.1 Moliere, inimitable as he has proved, brought a rude...to follow and improve upon. He created his art, and used colours instead of language. His place is between the Italians, whom we may consider as epic poets...
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