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A Letter to H. Repton, Esq.

Aesthetics and The Picturesque 1795-1840 : Volume 5: Essays On The Picturesque As Compared With The Sublime and The Beautiful III

Bloomsbury Academic, 2001

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...SIR,THOUGH upon some accounts I might have wished that the printed Letter you have addressed to me, had been a private one; yet upon the whole I cannot be sorry that you have made it public. I am thereby enabled freely and openly to discuss...

Introduction to Uvedale Price’s Essays on the Picturesque, as Compared with the Sublime and the Beautiful

Stephanie Ross

University of Missouri – St. Louis Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Read Primary Source Texts:Aesthetics and the Picturesque 1795–1840, Volume 3: Essays on the Picturesque, As Compared with the Sublime and the Beautiful IAesthetics and the Picturesque 1795–1840, Volume 4: Essays on the Picturesque...

An Essay On Architecture and Buildings, &c. &c.

Aesthetics and The Picturesque 1795-1840 : Volume 4: Essays on the Picturesque, As Compared With the Sublime and The Beautiful II

Bloomsbury Academic, 2001

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...Ornamental Gardening is so connected with Architecture and Buildings of every kind, that I am led to make some remarks on that subject also: at the same time I must acknowledge with respect to Architecture, that I have never made it my...

Introductory Essay.

Aesthetics and The Picturesque 1795-1840 : Volume 5: Essays On The Picturesque As Compared With The Sublime and The Beautiful III

Bloomsbury Academic, 2001

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...It has often occurred to me since I published my Essay on the Picturesque, that, in order to understand thoroughly the distinction I have endeavoured to establish, the reader should previously be acquainted with that which Mr. Burke has so...

Note Annexed To The Second Edition Of The Landscape.

Aesthetics and The Picturesque 1795-1840 : Volume 5: Essays On The Picturesque As Compared With The Sublime and The Beautiful III

Bloomsbury Academic, 2001

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...It is now, I believe, generally admitted, that the system of picturesque improvement, employed by the late Mr. Brown and his followers, is the very reverse of picturesque: all subjects for painting instantly disappearing as they advance...

A Dialogue On The Distinct Characters Of The Picturesque and The Beautiful in Answer to the Objections of Mr. Knight

Aesthetics and The Picturesque 1795-1840 : Volume 5: Essays On The Picturesque As Compared With The Sublime and The Beautiful III

Bloomsbury Academic, 2001

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...Mr. howard and Mr. Hamilton, two gentlemen remarkably fond of pictures, were on their return from a tour they had been making through the north of England. They were just setting out on their walk to a seat in the neighbourhood, where...

An Essay On The Decorations Near The House.

Aesthetics and The Picturesque 1795-1840 : Volume 4: Essays on the Picturesque, As Compared With the Sublime and The Beautiful II

Bloomsbury Academic, 2001

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...I have contracted a sort of engagement with the public, to give my ideas on the subject mentioned in the title—on the Decorations near the House, in what may properly be called the Garden. I must own it is an engagement I feel great...

Appendix.

Aesthetics and The Picturesque 1795-1840 : Volume 5: Essays On The Picturesque As Compared With The Sublime and The Beautiful III

Bloomsbury Academic, 2001

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...Mr. knight, in his advertisement to the second edition of his Analytical Inquiry, has made a kind of apology for the additional arguments he has inserted against Mr. Burke's theories and mine: he seems conscious that some of these additions...

Notes and Illustrations.

Aesthetics and The Picturesque 1795-1840 : Volume 4: Essays on the Picturesque, As Compared With the Sublime and The Beautiful II

Bloomsbury Academic, 2001

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...The circumstance of tints being revived by means of water, is little attended to but by painters. It is a rule in their art, that no tint should be introduced into a picture, without being revived again in other places ; in short...

Notes To The Introduction.

Aesthetics and The Picturesque 1795-1840 : Volume 5: Essays On The Picturesque As Compared With The Sublime and The Beautiful III

Bloomsbury Academic, 2001

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...A DOUBT has been suggested, whether there be any authority for supposing that Venus was considered by the ancients as the goddess of beauty; or whether beauty was considered by them as a positive quality, of which there could be an abstract...