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The distance which separates them is immeasurable. relative to the superiority of different This would be the time to extend the parallel and to include the antique Venuses which have come down to us, if such a course did not lead us too far astray. Also, how could we establish, by simple speech, a comparison of the beauty of objects whose nature it is to be appreciated through the eyes, and which should, to do it properly, be stood next to each other? Regarding the impression that the view of that work produced upon me, I must admit that it was similar to that made by every fragment of superior style within a given type.
He had studied painting, and seems to have been enamoured with the works of Correggio, who, to avoid the dryness of his master, Andrea Mantegna, gave prodigious flow to the lines of his figures, and redundance to his draperies; of which Bernini's statues are only caricatures, totally devoid of the painter's ecstatic grace and sentiment. Before he was twenty years old, he not only composed but completed a marble group, the size of nature, of Apollo and Daphne, at the moment the nymph is changing into a laurel-tree; the delicate characters of the figures, the smooth finish of the material and the execution of the foliage, so captivated the public taste that M.
Baron Haller discovered in 1814, on the island of Melos, in the middle of an area strewn with ruins, the remains of a theatre, which taken together with the large amount of debris and some traces of ramparts, were sufficient to determine the position of the ancient city of Melos; it is on a hill overlooking the entrance to the harbor, to the south of Castro, the modern village, built on top of the peak which dominates the island. Toward the end of the month of February 1820, a Greek peasant, digging in a garden which contains this enclosure of ruins, discovered a sort of subterranean cavity, whose construction was buried six to eight feet below the present ground level.