A Descriptive Catalogue of Early Prints in the British Museum: German and Flemish Schools, Volume 1
Longmans, 1879 - 499 pages
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DESCRIPTIVE CATALOGUE OF EARLY
William Hughes 1816-1899 Willshire,British Museum Dept of Prints and Draw
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action angel appears background bears block body border line centre character chest Christ circular close cloth colour column composition copy Cross crown cruciform nimbus deep described directed drapery drawing edge edition engraved example expression falls feet FIFTEENTH CENTURY figure folds foot foreground four front GERMANY Gothic green ground hair half head holds illustration impression inches indicated infant inscription John kneels knees latter left hand light limb line encloses looks Lord lower madder manner mantle marked metal middle narrow nimbus original ornamental person placed plate portion present produced raised rayed remarks represented rests right hand rises runs Saint Saviour scroll seated seen sheet shoulder side slightly stands supports sword technic third tree tunic upper verso Virgin waist Weigel whole wood yellow
Page 277 - These are they which were not defiled with women; for they are virgins. These are they which follow the Lamb whithersoever he goeth. These were redeemed from among men, being the firstfruits unto God and to the Lamb. And in their mouth was found no guile: for they are without fault before the throne of God.
Page 21 - And when the day of Pentecost was fully come, they were all with one accord in one place. And suddenly there came a sound from heaven as of a rushing mighty wind, and it filled all the house where they were sitting.
Page 39 - Lift up your heads, O ye gates, and be ye lift up, ye everlasting doors ; and the King of glory shall come in. Who is the King of glory?
Page 39 - O SING unto the Lord a new song: for he hath done marvellous things: his right hand, and his holy arm, hath gotten him the victory.
Page 223 - I shewed before him my trouble. 3 When my spirit was overwhelmed within me, then thou knewest my path. In the way wherein I walked have they privily laid a snare for me. 4 I looked on my right hand, and beheld, but there was no man that would know me: refuge failed me: no man cared for my soul.
Page 92 - Et ut darent hostiam secundum quod dictum est in lege Domini, par turturum aut duos pullos columbarum.
Page 206 - Dibdin, and other writers of the end of the last and beginning of the present century.
Page 36 - Videns autem Pilatus quia nihil proficeret, sed magis tumultus fieret : accepta aqua, lavit manus coram populo dicens : Innocens ego sum a sanguine justi hujus, vos videritis.
Page 94 - Thomas, who had formerly been slow to believe in the resurrection of the Lord ; and he desired that the tomb should be opened before him ; and when it was opened it was found to be full of lilies and roses. Then Thomas, looking up to heaven, beheld the Virgin bodily, in a glory of light, slowly mounting towards heaven ; and she, for the assurance of his faith, flung down to him her girdle, the same which is to this day preserved in the cathedral at Prato.
Page 147 - in a previously unopened tomb of uncertain date, which,' he refers, ' from the style of the sculptures, to a Pharaonic period not much later than the eighteenth dynasty.