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" This boy is now (Feb. 1780) nearly ten years and a half old; but at the age of nine, without the most distant instruction from any one, he was capable of copying historical pictures in a masterly style, and also succeeded amazingly in compositions of... "
Bright Boys, Or, Climbing the Ladder of Fame - Page 268
1896 - 291 pages
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The Olio, Or, Museum of Entertainment, Volume 5

1830 - 428 pages
...ten years and a half old ; but at the age of nine, without the most distant instruction from any one, he was capable of copying historical pictures in a...compositions of his own, particularly that of Peter denying' Chritt. In about seven minutes he scarcely ever failed of drawing a strong likeness of any person present,...
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The Polar star, being a continuation of 'The Extractor', of ..., Volume 3

1830 - 436 pages
...half old ; hut at the age of nine, without the most distant instruction from any one, he was capahle of copying historical pictures in a masterly style...own, particularly that of ' Peter denying Christ.' In ahout seven minutes he scarcely ever failed of diawing a strong likeness of any person present, which...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for the Year ..., Volume 100

English essays - 1830 - 714 pages
...ten years and a half old : but at the age of nine, without the most distant instruction from any one, he was capable of copying historical pictures in a...style, and also succeeded amazingly in compositions of bis own, particularly that of Peter denying Christ. In about seven minutes he scarcely ever failed...
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The Annual Biography and Obituary for the Year ..., Volume 15

Great Britain - 1831 - 526 pages
...ten years and a half old ; but at the age of nine, without the most distant instruction from any one, he was capable of copying historical pictures in a...Christ. In about seven minutes he scarcely ever failed in drawing a strong likeness of any person present, which had generally much freedom and grace, if...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and ..., Volume 72

History - 1831 - 884 pages
...ten years and a half old ; but at the age of nine, without the most distant instruction from any one, he was capable of copying historical pictures in a...Christ. In about seven minutes he scarcely ever failed in drawing a strong likeness of any person present, which had generally much freedom and grace, if...
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The Monthly Review

Books - 1831 - 652 pages
...ten yearj and a half old ; but at the age of nine, without the most distant instruction from any one, he was capable of copying historical pictures in a...own, particularly that of ' Peter denying Christ.' Jn about Seven minutes, he scarcely ever failed of drawing a strong likeness of any person present,...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...

History - 1831 - 884 pages
...ten years and a half old ; but at the age of nine, without the most distant instruction from any one, he was capable of copying historical pictures in a masterly style, and also succi'eJ amazingly in compositions of hi> own, particularly that of Peter denying Christ. In about...
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The Georgian Era: Political and rural economists. Painters, sculptors ...

Great Britain - 1834 - 614 pages
...a half old; but at the age of nine, without the least instruction from any one, he was capable o copying historical pictures in a masterly style, and...amazingly in compositions of his own, particularly that of I'eter denying Christ. In about seven minutes, jie scarcely ever failed of drawing a strong likeness...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent British Painters, Sculptors, and ..., Volume 6

Allan Cunningham - Artists - 1833 - 358 pages
...nearly ten years and a half old ; but at the age of nine, without the least instruction from any one, he was capable of copying historical pictures in a...denying Christ.' In about seven minutes he scarcely everfailed of drawing a strong likeness of any person present, which had generally much freedom and...
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The Georgian Era: Political and rural economists. Painters, sculptors ...

Great Britain - 1834 - 730 pages
...nearly ten years and a half old ; hut at the age of nine, without the least instruction from any one, he was capable of copying historical pictures in a...likeness of any person present, which had generally mucli freedom and grace, if the subject permitted. He is likewise an excellent reader of blank verse,...
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