The Lives of the Most Excellent Italian Painters, Sculptors, and Architects, from Cimabue to Our Times, or Le Vite delle più eccellenti pittori, scultori, ed architettori, as it was originally known in Italian, is a series of artist biographies written by 16th century Italian painter and architect Giorgio Vasari, which is considered "perhaps the most famous, and even today the most- read work of the older literature of art", "some of the Italian Renaissance's most influential writing on art", and "one of the founding texts in art history".
Vasari's work has been described as "by far...
This is a charming book on Art History for children (and everyone else). Each chapter focuses on a great painting, reproduced in color in the original text. The authors explain the story behind the paintings, as well as the life, times, and techniques of the artists.
A TRAMP THROUGH THE BRET HARTE COUNTRY
By Thomas Dykes Beasley
Author of "The Coming of Portola"
With A Foreward by Charles A. Murdock
Above the pines the moon was slowly drifting, The river sang below; The dim Sierras, far beyond, uplifting Their minarets of snow. Dickens in Camp.
Reminiscences of Bret Harte. "Plain Language From Truthful James." The Glamour of the Old Mining Towns
Inception of the Tramp. Stockton to Angel's Camp. Tuttletown and the "Sage of Jackass Hill"
Tuolumne to Placerville. Ch...
To my friend T.B.E.
I. FAMILY, YOUTH and INFLUENCES.
II. THE FRENCH NAVAL OFFICER.
III. THE LOVE STORY OF LAPEROUSE.
IV. THE VOYAGE OF EXPLORATION.
V. THE EARLY PART OF THE VOYAGE.
VI. LAPEROUSE IN THE PACIFIC.
VII. AT BOTANY BAY.
VIII. THE MYSTERY, AND THE SECRET OF THE SEA.
IX. CAPTAIN DILLON'S DISCOVERY.
X. THE FAME OF LAPEROUSE.
All Sydney people, and most of those who have visited the city, have
seen the tall monume...
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A UNIQUE STORY OF A MARVELLOUS CAREER.
LIFE OF Hon. PHINEAS T. BARNUM.
COMPRISING HIS BOYHOOD, YOUTH, ...
By JOEL BENTON.
CHAPTER I. IN THE BEGINNING.
Family and Birth School Life His First Visit to New York
City A Landed Proprietor The Ethics of Trade Farm Work and
Keeping Store Meeting house and Sunday school "The One Thing
CHAPTER II. EARLY YEARS AT BETHEL.
Death of his Grandmother and Father Left Penniless and
Bare footed Work in a Store ...
THE CHAPLET OF PEARLS
By Charlotte M. Yonge
CHAPTER I. THE BRIDAL OF THE WHITE AND BLACK
CHAPTER II. THE SEPARATION
CHAPTER III. THE FAMILY COUNCIL
CHAPTER IV. TITHONUS
CHAPTER V. THE CONVENT BIRD
CHAPTER VI. FOULLY COZENED
CHAPTER VII. THE QUEEN'S PASTORAL
CHAPTER VIII. 'LE BROUILLON'
CHAPTER IX. THE WEDDING WITH CRIMSON FAVOURS
CHAPTER X. MONSIEUR'S BALLET
CHAPTER XI. THE KING'S TRAGEDY
CHAPTER XII. THE PALACE OF SLAUGHTER
CHAPTER XIII. THE BRIDEGROOM'S ARRIVAL
CHAPTER XIV. SWEET HEART
CHAPTER XV. NOTRE DAME DE BELLAISE
[Illustration: AN ARTISTIC JOKE.
A London Slum. My Parody of the Venetian School. ]
THE CONFESSIONS OF A CARICATURIST
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THE ARTISTIC JOKE.
The First Idea How it was Made "Fire!" I am a Somnambulist My Workshop My Business "Partner" Not by Gainsborough Lord Leighton The ...
[Note au lecteur de ce fichier digital:
Ce fichier est un extrait du recueil du journal "Le Tour du monde:
Journal des voyages et des voyageurs" (2ème semestre 1860).
Les articles ont été regroupés dans des fichiers correspondant
aux différentes zones géographiques, ce fichier contient les articles
sur l'Afrique Orientale.
Chaque fichier contient l'index complet du recueil dont ses
articles sont originaires.]
LE TOUR DU MONDE
IMPRIMERIE GNRALE DE CH. LAHURE
Rue de Fleurus, 9, à Paris
THE AMERICAN ARCHITECT AND BUILDING NEWS
JANUARY MARCH 1890
TICKNOR & CO. PUBLISHERS. 211 TREMONT ST. BOSTON.
S. J. PARKHILL & CO. Printers Boston Mass.
[Illustration: The AMERICAN ARCHITECT AND BUILDING NEWS]
INDEX TO VOLUME XXVII.
JANUARY MARCH, 1890.
Aberbrothwick. The Abbey of, 13
Aboriginal Races of America. The, 151
ACCIDENTS: Fall of a Hotel in Sydney, N.S.W., 184 " " " Scaffold, 104 " " St. Louis Academy of Music, 66 " " the Roof of th...
PHILIPPINE FOLKLORE STORIES
John Maurice Miller,
As these stories are only legends that have been handed down from
remote times, the teacher must impress upon the minds of the children
that they are myths and are not to be given credence; otherwise the
imaginative minds of the native children would accept them as truth,
and trouble would be caused that might be hard to remedy. Explain
then the fiction and show the children the folly of belief in such
The Tobacco of Harisaboqued