The Eagle's Nest: Ten Lectures on the Relation of Natural Science to Art (Classic Reprint)

The Eagle's Nest: Ten Lectures on the Relation of Natural Science to Art (Classic Reprint)

by John Ruskin
     
 

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The following Lectures have been written, not with less care, but with less pains, than any in former courses, because no labour could have rendered them exhaustive statements of their subjects, and I wished, therefore, to take from them every appearance of pretending to be so&

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Excerpt from The Eagle's Nest: Ten Lectures on the Relation of Natural Science to Art

The following Lectures have been written, not with less care, but with less pains, than any in former courses, because no labour could have rendered them exhaustive statements of their subjects, and I wished, therefore, to take from them every appearance of pretending to be so: but the assertions I have made are entirely deliberate, though their terms are unstudied; and the one which to the general reader will appear most startling, that the study of anatomy is destructive to art, is instantly necessary in explanation of the system adopted for the direction of my Oxford schools.

At the period when engraving might have become to art what printing became to literature, the four greatest point-draughtsmen hitherto known, Mantegna, Sandro Botticelli, Durer, and Holbein, occupied themselves in the new industry.

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ISBN-13:
9781330347225
Publisher:
FB &c Ltd
Publication date:
06/17/2015
Pages:
274
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.58(d)

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