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" There is no instance of a man before Gibbons who gave to wood the loose and airy lightness of flowers, and chained together the various productions of the elements with a free disorder natural to each species. "
The Lives of the Most Eminent British Painters, Sculptors, and Architects
von Allan Cunningham - 1829
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The Beauties of England and Wales, or, Delineations, topographical ..., Band 3

John Britton, Edward Wedlake Brayley, James Norris Brewer, Joseph Nightingale, John Evans, John Hodgson, Francis Charles Laird, Frederic Shoberl, John Bigland, Thomas Rees, Thomas Hood, John Harris - 1802
...the beautiful carved ornaments by Gibbons; of whom Walpole observed, that he was the first artist, " who gave to wood the loose and airy lightness of flowers,...elements, with a free disorder natural to each species." The HALL, 60 feet by 27, is somewhat dark, but has an air of considerable grandeur: the ceiling, end,...
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The Beauties of England and Wales, Or, Delineations, Topographical ..., Band 3

1802
...the beautiful carved ornaments by Gibbons; of whom Walpole observed, that he was the first artist, " who gave to wood the loose and airy lightness of flowers,...elements, with a free disorder natural to each species." The HALL, 60 feet by 27, is somewhat dark, but has an air of considerable grandeur : the ceiling, end,...
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The New Annual Register, Or General Repository of History, Politics, and ...

1802
...heads. In sculpture, Grinlin Gibbons was an original genius: there is no instance of a man before him who gave to wood the loose and airy lightness of flowers,...elements with a free disorder natural to each species- Evelyn recommended him to Charles, who, though too indolent to search for talents, and too indiscriminate...
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General biography; or, Lives, critical and historical, of the most eminent ...

John Aikin, William Enfield - 1803
...peculiar art, and in it he arrived at the eminence of an original genius. " There is," says Mr. Walpole, " no instance of a man before Gibbons who gave to wood...elements with a free disorder natural to each species." After he became known by royal patronage, he was employed in a great variety of works. He carved the...
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The Wonders of Nature and Art: Or, A Concise Account of Whatever is ..., Band 1

1803
...ornaments by Gibbons ; of whom it has been said, that " lie was the first artist who gave to wood the airy lightness of flowers, and chained together the...elements with a free disorder natural to each species." The paik belonging to this noble edifice ex tends through a circumference of nine miles, and is finely...
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General Biography: Or, Lives, Critical and Historical, of the Most ..., Band 4

John Aikin - 1803
..." no instance of a man before Gibbons who gave to wood the loose and airy lightness of flowers, л and chained together the various productions of the...elements with a free disorder natural to each . species." After he became known by royal patronage, he was employed in a great variety of works. He carved the...
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The Monthly Review

1806
...a man, says Vt'rtue, before Gibbons, who gave to wood the loose and airy lightness of flowers, und chained together the various productions of the elements with a free disorder, natural to each species.' Mr. Malcolm adds, ' We may with equal justice say, that no man since his decease. l1as been able to...
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A Delineation of the Strata of Derbyshire,: Forming the Surface from ...

White Watson - 1811 - 76 Seiten
...and other Ornaments in the inner Court, at the Cascade, &c. and assisted Mr. Gibbons in the Chapel, " Who gave to wood the loose and airy lightness of Flowers,...with a free disorder natural to each species."— Mr. WALPOLB, Vol. 3, p. S44. t Digitalis Purpurea. J Dianthus Deltoides. § Trifolium filiforme ; an...
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A New Historical and Descriptive View of Derbyshire: From the ..., Band 1

David Peter Davies - 1811 - 717 Seiten
...the beautiful carved ornaments by Gibbon, of whom Walpole observed, that he was the first artist, " who gave to wood the loose and airy lightness of flowers,...elements, with a free disorder natural to each species." The Entrance- Hall, 60 feet by 27, is grand but dark; the ends, ceiling, and one side finely painted,...
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The Beauties of England and Wales, Or, Delineations, Topographical ..., Band 2

John Britton, Edward Wedlake Brayley - 1814
...with carvings, by Grinling Giblwns, of whose uurivalled excellence Walpole thus eloquently speaks : " There is no instance of a man, before Gibbons, who...elements, with a free disorder, natural to each species."* The general effect on entering the Choir is magnificent ; yet the interest is partially destroyed by...
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