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1 In B. xxxiii. c. 39. He alludes to cinnabaris, minium, rubrica, and sinopis.
2 Meaning "new painting," probably. The reading, however, is doubtful.
3 "Splendor." Supposed by Wornum to be equivalent to our word "tone," applied to a coloured picture, which comprehends both the "tonos" and the "harmoge" of the Greeks. Smith's Diet. Antiq. Art. Painting.
4 "Tone," says Fuseli, (in the English acceptation of the word) "is the element of the ancient 'harmoge,' that imperceptible transition, which, without opacity, confusion, or hardness, united local colour, demitint, shade, and reflexes."—Lect. I.
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