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Pew York:
Published by G. P. Putnam, Broadway.

1851.

L'15

Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1850,

BY GEORGE P. PUTNAM,

In the District Court of the United States, for the Southern District

of New York.

STEREOTYPED BY BILLIN & BROTEERS, 10 NORTH WILLIAM-STREET, N. I.

J. F. TROW, PRINTER,

ANN-STRERT, N, I.

MR

Contents.

PACIE

PAGE

11

Highest object of painting.--Noblest field of the painter. -Evidence of skill.-

Term natute in respect to art.--Three modes of seeing nature.-Common
place.-Selected.-Idealized.---Highest style.-Beauty the perfection of an
object in its kind.-Highest effort of genius.-End of painting twofold.
Requisites for success.-History.-Landscape.-Still-life.--Historical paint-
ing.– Florentine school. - Roman school.-Venetian school.—Lombard,
Bolognese, or Eclectic school.--Flemish school.-Dutch school.-Distin-
guishing an original from a copy.-Water-colour.-Crayon.-Miniature.-
Oil painting.–Fresco.-Encaustic.-Elydoric.—Mosaic.-Glass.....

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