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xvi, 317 pages frontispiece, plates, portraits. "Curated title for Fleet Library Special Collections book cover exhibition Bound to Please, fall 2022. CONTENTS: Fisherman presenting the ring to the Doge Gradenigo: Bordone /rThéophile Gautier -- Birth of Venus: Botticelli / Walter Pater -- Queen of Sheba: Veronese / John Ruskin -- Last judgment: Michael Angelo / Alexandre Dumas -- Magdalen in the desert: correggio / Aimé Giron -- Banquet of the Arquebusiers: Ban der Helst / William Makepeace Thackeray -- L'Embarquement pour L'Ile de Cythère: Watteau / Edmond and Jules De Goncourt -- Sistine Madonna: Raphael / F. A. Gruyer -- Dream of St. Ursula: Carpaccio / John Ruskin -- Descent from the cross: Rubens / Eugène Fromentin -- Bacchus and Ariadne: Titian / Charles Lamb, Edward T. Cook -- Coronation of the Virgin: Fra Angelico / Théophile Gautier -- Judith: Botticelli / Maurice Hewlett -- Avenue of Middelharnais: Hobbema / Paul Lafond -- Dance of the daughter of Herodias: Andrea del Sarto / Algernon Charles Swinburne -- Adoration of the Magi: Fabriano / F. A. Gruyer -- Portrait of Georg Gisze: Holbein / Antony Valabrègue -- Paradise: Tintoret / John Ruskin -- Aurora: Guido Reni / Charlotte A. Eaton, John Constable -- Assumption of the Virgin: Titian / Théophile Gautier -- Night watch: Rembrandt / Eugène Fromentin -- Rape of Helen: Gozzoli / Cosmo Monkhouse -- Monna Lisa: Leonardo da Vinci / Walter Pater -- Adoration of the lamb: Van Eyck / Kugler -- Death of Procris: Piero di Cosimo / Edward T. Cook, John Addington Symonds -- Marriage in Cana: Tintoret / John Ruskin -- Madame de Pompadour: De la Tour / Charles-Augustin Sainte-Beuve -- Hay Wain: Constable / C. L. Burns -- Surrender of Breda: Velasquez / Théophile Gautier -- Immaculate conception: Murillo / Aimé Giron -- St. Francis before the Soldan: Giotto / John Ruskin -- Lilith: Rossetti / Algernon Charles Swinburne -- Adoration of the Magi: Dürer / Moriz Thausing -- Marriage a-la-mode: Hogarth / Austin Dobson -- Madonna of the rocks: L. da Vinci / Théophile Gautier -- Portrait of Beatrice Cenci: Guido Reni / Percy Bysshe Shelley -- Transfiguration: Raphael / Mrs. Jameson -- Bull: Paul Potter / Eugène Fromentin -- Corésus and Callirhoé: Fragonard / Edmond and Jules de Goncourt -- Market-cart: Gainsborough / Richard and Samuel Redgrave -- Bacchus and Ariadne: Tintoret / Hippolyte Adolphe Taine -- Cruche Cassée: Greuze / Théophile Gautier -- Portrait of Lady Cockburn and her children: Reynolds / Frederic G. Stephens -- St. Cecilia: Raphael / Percy Bysshe Shelley -- Last supper: L. da Vinci / Johann Wolfgang von Goethe -- Children of Charles I: Van Dyck / Jules Guiffrey -- Fighting Téméraire tugged to her last berth to be broken up: Turner / John Ruskin -- Spring: Botticelli / Marcel Reymond. Includes bibliographical references. ""University Press, John Wilson and Son, Cambridge, U.S.A.""--title page verso. Case binding. Decorated cloth binding, signed AM, (Alice Cordelia Morse). Green cloth with decorated frame and title embossed in gold. Gift of John W. Smith."

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