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Scraps from an artist's sketchbook - Page 56. 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/2067.

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(1877). Scraps from an artist's sketchbook - Page 56. 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/2067

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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 56
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Transcript 56 FLORENCE. We visited the celebrated convent of S. Marco, where some of the finest frescoes of Fra Angelica are preserved, besides a number of exquisite cabinet pictures, in the now deserted cells of this once famous home of the poor monk Savonarola, so graphically described by George Elliot, and who perished at the stake on the Piazza. Here in his cell a monument and bust have been erected to tell of the burning outrage committed on this good man for holding the truth ; his dress and books are preserved—most interesting relics. We can attempt no description of the numerous galleries of paintings and sculpture, or of the noble works by some of the greatest artists in marble and bronze which adorn the Loggia di Lanzi, an open gallery, where every passer-by has them constantly before him. For the contents of the galleries and various palaces we must refer our readers to Murray or Bradshaw. We had not much spare time for excursions, but still, in the company of some kind