Society of British Artists, second notice
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76 December 2 Academy
Society of British Artists, second notice.
Rossetti, William M. "The Society of British Artists." Academy (December 2, 1876): 230. Web. 21 Sept. 2011.
This is a comparatively brief notice with little analysis in which Rossetti proposes to conclude his review of the exhibition, focusing on figure-pictures, landscapes, still-life and watercolors-although in the last category, he mentions only two paintings.
Rossetti mentions how the countenance of Thomas Carlyle is conjured by one image: "Miss C.J. Weeks, Fourscore Years and Ten, a head of an aged gentleman (far less aged-looking, however, than his years might suggest), of a somewhat Thomas Carlylean cast of countenance."
Most of the remainder of the review is mere mention with very little follow-on discussion or analysis.
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