I told him a man wanted to sell me a copy of the celebrated Infanta Maria Teresa of Velasquez, that I'd been down to the supposed owner of the picture
, only to find that he had just sold it to him.
You hate The Sheik and so you will not tell him, for if you do I will tell him of the picture
It seemed as if the picture
, while hidden behind the cloud of immemorial years, had been all the time acquiring an intenser depth and darkness of expression, till now it gloomed forth again, and threw its evil omen over the present hour.
They came into my life and they went out of my life, and the picture
is as I have said, without beginning, the end without understanding.
Rogojin had dropped the subject of the picture
and walked on.
The scene in the picture
at once shifted to Australia, where, in a pleasant room in Sydney, Uncle Henry was seated in an easy chair, solemnly smoking his briar pipe.
The next thing wanted was to get the picture
framed; and here were a few difficulties.
And then he would lift up the picture
, and drop it, and it would come out of the frame, and he would try to save the glass, and cut himself; and then he would spring round the room, looking for his handkerchief.
I would have turned away from it, had not an inscription on the picture
drawn me nearer.
With mournful pleasure she now lingered over these images, repelling with horror only the last one, the picture
of his death, which she felt she could not contemplate even in imagination at this still and mystic hour of night.
Just beneath the picture
, on the top shelf of the bookcase, was a vaseful of flowers.
Every individual shade of blue colour on the picture
that hangs in my room I can think with complete distinctness unsensuously (unanschaulich), provided it is possible that the object should be given to me in another manner than by the help of sensations.