Bulletin of the Detroit Museum of Art, Volume 1

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Page 2 - Suddenly, as if arrested by fear or a feeling of wonder, Still she stood, with her colorless lips apart, while a shudder Ran through her frame, and, forgotten, the flowerets dropped from her fingers, And from her eyes and cheeks the light and bloom of the morning.
Page 2 - Membership. An Annual Membership has been organized, the receipts from members to be used as a fund for the purchase of pictures for the Museum. The annual fee is ten dollars. Applications for membership may be addressed to the Director. Annual members will receive all publications issued by. as well as invitations to all exhibitions, receptions and lectures given under the auspices of the Detroit Museum of Art.
Page 1 - Contribution Boxes. Contributions placed in the boxes in the Statuary Court will be used as a People's Fund for the purchase of objects of art. Visitors desiring to show their appreciation of the work done by the Museum may do so by placing here any sum they see fit.
Page 6 - ... his compliments to the gentlemen appointed to hang the pictures at the Royal Academy, and begs leave to hint to them, that if the Royal Family, which he has sent for...
Page 4 - The report is now in the hands of the printer and will be ready for distribution about September 15.
Page 6 - He begs pardon for giving them so much trouble, but he has painted the picture of the Princesses in so tender a light that, notwithstanding he approves very much of the established line for strong effects, he cannot possibly consent to have it placed higher than...
Page 4 - In t857 it was sold to WH Aspinwall, of New York, at whose death it was sent to London, where it was purchased for the Detroit Museum. It is number 84 in Charles B. Curtis' catalog of the works of Murillo.
Page 5 - To attempt to build up theories of art, or to form a style, independently of the past, would be an act of supreme folly. It would be at once to reject the experiences and accumulated knowledge of thousands of years. On the contrary, we should regard as our inheritance all the successful labours of the past, not blindly following them, but employing them simply as guides to find the true path.
Page 2 - Court will be used as a People's Fund for the purchase of objects of art. Visitors desiring to show their appreciation of the work done by the museum may do so by placmg here any sum they see fit. Acquisitions. Fine Arts Department: Mr. EC Walker gave "The Wedding,
Page 4 - Laughlin states, one or more of the best porcelain-makers of Europe are seriously contemplating the propriety of establishing themselves on this shore of the sea, and putting to use these kaolinic treasures. And why not? With cheap clays, cheap fuels, cheap foods, may we not begin to supply ourselves, if not some of the rest of the world, with the finest productions of the potter's wheel? And it would seem a good thing for us to do.

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