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" All contrast, therefore, of one figure to another, or of the limbs of a single figure, or even in the folds of the drapery, must be sparingly employed. In short, whatever partakes of fancy or caprice, or goes under the denomination of Picturesque... "
The Director [ed. by T.F. Dibdin]. - Page 42
edited by - 1807
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The Students' Cabinet Library of Useful Tracts, Volume 5

1839
...objection, the familiarity of the modern dress by no means agrees with the dignity and gravity of sculpture. Sculpture is formal, regular, and austere, — disdains...to every species of affectation, or appearance of academical art. All contrast, therefore, of one figure to another, or of the limbs of a single figure,...
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