A Catalogue Raisonné of the Works of the Most Eminent Dutch, Flemish, and French Painters: Peter Paul Rubens

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Smith and son, 1830 - Painters
 

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Page 155 - And when they had nothing to pay, he frankly forgave them both. Tell me therefore, which of them will love him most ? 43 Simon answered and said, I suppose that he, to whom he forgave most.
Page 4 - And when the days of her purification according to the law of Moses were accomplished...
Page 156 - There was a certain creditor which had two debtors: the one owed five hundred pence, and the other fifty. And when they had nothing to pay, he frankly forgave them both. Tell me therefore, which of them will love him most? Simon answered and said, I suppose that he to whom he forgave most. And He said unto him, Thou hast rightly judged.
Page 288 - Hail, King of the Jews : and they smote him with their hands. Pilate therefore went forth again, and saith unto them, Behold, I bring him forth to you, that ye may know that I find no fault in him.
Page 62 - In further discoursing to you upon this subject, I shall explain what is meant by giving the Holy Spirit. Perhaps these words may refer to the extraordinary effusion of the Holy Ghost upon the apostles on the day of Pentecost, when they received the gift of tongues, and were endued with the power of working miracles.
Page 175 - Il lui fait dans le flanc une large blessure. De rage et de douleur le monstre bondissant Vient aux pieds des chevaux tomber en mugissant , Se roule, et leur présente une gueule enflammée Qui les couvre de feu , de sang et de fumée.
Page 174 - The whole composition is full of animation, to which the air of the horses, thus pressed backwards, does not a little contribute. Both these sketches are admirably composed, and in every respect excellent ; few pictures of Rubens, even of his most finished works, give a higher idea of his genius.
Page 175 - Tout son corps est couvert d'ecailles jaunissantes; Indomptable taureau, dragon impetueux, Sa croupe se recourbe en replis tortueux; Ses longs mugissements font trembler le rivage.
Page 102 - In the midst of the battle and confusion of an obstinate and sanguinary conflict, is seen the noble Decius falling backwards from his plunging charger, pierced by a spear in the neck — while one of his valiant troops, mounted on a spirited piebald horse, is avenging his death. Among the dead and dying, with which the field is covered, is one lying prostrate on his back in the foreground, with a spear broken in his breast." Engraved by GA Muller. The fourth represents
Page xi - Italy, where, during a residence of "six years, he perfected himself in the several universities for the profession of a civilian, and took the degree of doctor of civil and canon law at Rome. Soon after his return to his. native city, he married a lady of distinguished family, named Maria Pypelincx, daughter of Henry Pypelincx and Clara Tolion, and established himself at Antwerp, in the profession of the law. His erudition and prudence shortly acquired him distinction, and, in May, 1562, he was...