should create beautiful things, but should put nothing of his own life into them.
On the whole, an artist
in England gains something by being attacked.
At last, half wild with terror and indignation, I succeeded in breaking away from the three savages, and fled towards old Marheyo's house, pursued by the indomitable artist
, who ran after me, implements in hand.
He looked earnestly at Drowne, and again saw that expression of human love which, in a spiritual sense, as the artist
could not help imagining, was the secret of the life that had been breathed into this block of wood.
I had reached the conclusion, it will be remembered, that the extra baggage of my friend, the artist
, would prove to be pictures, or at least a picture; for I knew he had been for several weeks in conference with Nicolino:--and now here was a box, which, from its shape, COULD possibly contain nothing in the world but a copy of Leonardo's "Last Supper;" and a copy of this very "Last Supper," done by Rubini the younger, at Florence, I had known, for some time, to be in the possession of Nicolino.
Servin, one of our most distinguished artists
, was the first to conceive of the idea of opening a studio for young girls who wished to take lessons in painting.
I am willing to believe that the eye of the practiced artist
can rest upon the Last Supper and renew a lustre where only a hint of it is left, supply a tint that has faded away, restore an expression that is gone; patch, and color, and add, to the dull canvas until at last its figures shall stand before him aglow with the life, the feeling, the freshness, yea, with all the noble beauty that was theirs when first they came from the hand of the master.
A great work, which deserved to remain unique, the last originality of architecture, the signature of a giant artist
at the bottom of the colossal register of stone which was closed forever.
would let his mother go to the workhouse.
The amiable artist
carried his sting, but Ladislaw did not choose to appear stung.
It is possible that it may have been that artist
who came and stayed a month with us while she painted my mother's portrait.
I GAVE my orders to the colorman, and settled matters with my friend the artist