"The Grosvenor Gallery"

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"I read your “Grosvenor”; I’ve seen more interesting articles of yours (beg parding!); but it seemed to me very nice in tone, and I think all the fellows should be pleased, except perhaps poor Tissot. I can’t think anything “debased and odious” that has such a nice light and air about it, as anything of his I ever saw; that seems to me to be an ideal after a fashion."

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On p. 211, Editors’ Note 2 to Letter 472 reads: “In 'The Grosvenor Gallery', in the June 1877 ""Fortnightly Review"", Colvin described the French painter J.J.J.[Jacques Joseph, known as James] Tissot (1836-1902) as a ‘craftsman of astonishing industry and cleverness, and a realist who, instead of adding a grace to nature, takes a grace away…the rendering of material facts, and especially of atmospheric facts is simply masterly; the types and sentiments simply debased and odious.’”

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"The Grosvenor Gallery"

Reading experience
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ukred-26848

Evidence

"I read your “Grosvenor”; I’ve seen more interesting articles of yours (beg parding!); but it seemed to me very nice in tone, and I think all the fellows should be pleased, except perhaps poor Tissot. I can’t think anything “debased and odious” that has such a nice light and air about it, as anything of his I ever saw; that seems to me to be an ideal after a fashion."

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http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/87571
Accessed on 2019/10/23 18:03:56

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Stevenson, Robert Louis
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The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson, April 1874-July 1879
Related place
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