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Lectures on Art and Poems Washington Allston

Lectures on Art and Poems

Washington Allston

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ISBN : 9781594625411
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400 pages
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Upon the death of Mr. Allston, it was determined, by those who had charge of his papers, to prepare his biography and correspondence, and publish them with his writings in prose and verse- a work which would have occupied two volumes of about theMoreUpon the death of Mr. Allston, it was determined, by those who had charge of his papers, to prepare his biography and correspondence, and publish them with his writings in prose and verse- a work which would have occupied two volumes of about the same size with the present, A delay has unfortunately occurred in the preparation of the biography and correspondence- and, as there have been frequent calls for a publication of his poems, and of the Lectures on Art he is known to have written, it has been thought best to give them to the public in the present form, without awaiting the completion of the whole design. It may be understood, however, that, when the biography and correspondence are published, it will be in a volume precisely corresponding with the present, so as to carry out the original design.