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Scraps from an artist's sketchbook - Page 42. 1877. Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. November 13, 2019. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic/item/2135/show/2052.

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(1877). Scraps from an artist's sketchbook - Page 42. Exotic Impressions, Views of Foreign Lands. Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic/item/2135/show/2052

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Title Scraps from an artist's sketchbook
Alternative Title Scraps from an artist's sketch book, with illustrations from the author's original sketches in Rome, Florence, and Venice , photographed by J. Greer, Pendleton
Creator (Local)
  • Rothwell, Selim
Contributor (Local)
  • Pendleton, J. Greer
Publisher Daily Chronicle
Date 1877
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Artists
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Rome, Italy
  • Florence, Italy
  • Venice, Italy
Genre (AAT)
  • books
  • plates (illustrations)
  • illustrations (layout features)
Language English
Type (DCMI)
  • Text
Original Item Extent 118 pages; 12 leaves; 19 cm
Original Item Location DG427 .R68 1877
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b2395052~S11
Digital Collection Exotic Impressions: Views of Foreign Lands
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic
Repository Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/william-r-jenkins-architecture-art-library
Use and Reproduction No Copyright - United States
Identifier exotic_201304_003
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Title Page 42
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Transcript 42 ROME. by a young Polish artist, Signor Siemiradzki. This work is a wonderful effort, if not an entire success. Its title is the Flambeau of Nero. The grandeur of the design and composition rivets the spectator at once, and we cannot help feeling how weak in comparison are the attempts of most of our English artists, and how little they show the dignity and true greatness of art as the representative of the events, sacred and historical, that deserve to be perpetuated, in comparison with this grand effort of an artist only 33 years of age. The picture is exhibited in one of the galleries of the Academy of St. Luke. The composition consists of about two hundred figures on a flight of steps leading to an upper terrace of the Palace of Nero, which is crowded with Roman senators, with crowns of flowers, attended by musicians and dancing women. Here sits the tyrant in a palanquin of gold and mother-of-pearl, which has been carried by four black slaves, and placed in the most commanding position that he may enjoy the feast of horrid cruelty which is just commencing. Day is closing, and to the right are