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Visits and Sketches at Home and Abroad with Tales and Miscellanies Now First Collected Vol. I (of 3)   By: (1794-1860)

Visits and Sketches at Home and Abroad with Tales and Miscellanies Now First Collected Vol. I (of 3) by Anna Jameson

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VISITS AND SKETCHES AT HOME AND ABROAD.

VOL. I.

[Illustration: SIGFRIED KRIMHILDE

Engraved by C. E. Wagstaff.

Group from the Fresco in the King of Bavaria's Palace at Munich. Painted by Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld.

Published by Saunders & Otley 1834. ]

VISITS AND SKETCHES AT HOME AND ABROAD

WITH TALES AND MISCELLANIES NOW FIRST COLLECTED.

BY MRS. JAMESON,

AUTHOR OF THE "CHARACTERISTICS OF WOMEN," "LIVES OF CELEBRATED FEMALE SOVEREIGNS," &c.

IN THREE VOLUMES.

VOL. I.

SECOND EDITION.

LONDON SAUNDERS AND OTLEY, CONDUIT STREET. 1835.

LONDON: IBOTSON AND PALMER, PRINTERS, SAVOY STREET, STRAND.

CONTENTS OF VOL. I.

PAGE

Preface vii

SKETCHES OF ART, LITERATURE, AND CHARACTER, PART I. IN THREE DIALOGUES.

I. A Scene in a Steam Boat 4 A Singular Character 20 Gallery at Ghent 25 The Prince of Orange's Pictures 27 A Female Gambler 38 Cologne the Medusa 44 Professor Walraf 51 Schlegel and Madame de Staël 55 Story of Archbishop Gerard 64 Heidelberg Elizabeth Stuart 68 An English Fanner's idea of the Picturesque 85

II. Frankfort 88 The Theatre, Madame Haitzinger 92 The Versorgung Haus 98 The Städel Museum 103 Dannecker, Memoir of his Life and Works 106 German Sculpture Rauch, Tieck, Schwanthaler 147

III. Goethe and his daughter in law 160 The German Women 167 German Authoresses 177 German Domestic Life and Manners 187 German Coquetterie and German Romance 199 The Story of a Devoted Sister 205

SKETCHES OF ART, LITERATURE, AND CHARACTER, PART II.

Memoranda at Munich, Nuremberg, and Dresden.

I. MUNICH 241

The Theatre representation of "Egmont" 245 Leo von Klenze 250 The Glyptothek its general arrangement Egina Marbles Account of the Frescos of Cornelius Canova's Paris and Thorwaldson's Adonis 252 273 The Opera at Munich, the Kapel Meister Stuntz 274 The Poems of the King of Bavaria 279 A public day at the New Palace 281 Thoughts on Female Singers Their condition and destiny 284 The Munich Gallery Thoughts on Pictures their moral influence 287 Rubens and the Flemish Masters 295 The Gallery of Schleissheim 304 The Boisserée Gallery The old German School of Painting Its Effects on the Modern German School of Art 304 Representation of the Braut von Messina 310 The Hofgarten at Munich 313 The King's passion for Building 316

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