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

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

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VISITS AND SKETCHES AT HOME AND ABROAD.

VOL. II.

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. II.

SECOND EDITION.

LONDON SAUNDERS AND OTLEY, CONDUIT STREET. 1835.

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

CONTENTS OF VOL. II.

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

( Continued. )

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I. MUNICH The New Palace The Beauty of its Decorations Particular Account of the Modern Paintings on the Walls 1 18 The Frescos of Julius Schnorr from the Nibelungen Lied 20 The Frescos in the Royal Chapel 37 The Opera Madame Schechner 42 The Kunstverein 46 Karl von Holtëi 49 Fête of the Obelisk 50 The Gallery Pictures and Painters 60 Madame de Freyberg A visit to Thalkirchen 64 Tomb of Eugène Beauharnais 68 The Sculpture in the Glyptothek 75 Plan of the Pinnakothek or National Gallery 79 The Revival of Fresco Painting 92 Bavarian Sculptors 94 The Valhalla 96 Stieler, the Portrait Painter 101 Gallery of the Duc de Leuchtenberg 103 Society at Munich 106 The Liederkranz 110

II. NUREMBERG 118 The Old Fortress 123 Albert Durer 125 Hans Sachs and Peter Vischer 127 The Cemetery 132 Travelling in Germany 134

III. DRESDEN 138 The Opera Madame Schröder Devrient in the "Capaletti" 145 Ludwig Tieck 148 The Dresden Gallery and the Italian School 155 Rosalba Violante Siries Henrietta Walters Maria von Osterwyck Elizabeth Sirani the Sofonisba 171 Thoughts on Female Artists Louisa and Eliza Sharpe The Countess Julie von Egloffstein 179 Moritz Retzsch 183 English and German Art 197 Catalogue of German Artists 201

A Visit to Hardwicke 213 A Visit to Althorpe 275

SKETCHES OF ART, LITERATURE, AND CHARACTER.

( Continued. )

VOL. II.

Page 7, line 13, for to read too. 18, 2, for Neurather read Neureuther. 68, 5, for Scheckner read Schechner. 72, 16, ditto. ditto. 94, 23, for interior read exterior... Continue reading book >>




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