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PAINTINGS DESIGNED EXPRESSLY FOR THIS WORK BY THE MOST
EMINENT BRITISH ARTISTS.

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LONDONi nitAPBURT AND RVANS. PRINTERSi

Wiutrtriars.

PREFACE.

"The Gallery Of The Graces" having extended to the limits originally fixed by its projectors, a collected volume is now submitted to the public. The work, it is presumed, may vie in interest and excellence with any of the many publications to which the few years past have given birth.

Several of the leading poets of England have been illustrated by the pencil of the artist: the more favoured creations of Fancy are here associated with the imbodiments of Art; and while the pictures of poet and painter are placed side by side, a rare collection of "Beauties" has been formed from the productions of both—each being a copy from the perfect, and most beautiful works of Nature.

The subjects have been as varied as the plan permitted; the more eminent engravers have succeeded in

PREFACE.

doing justice to the happiest conceptions of the painters; no expense has been spared to render the work in all respects worthy of that extensive patronage which the proprietors anticipated, and which they have received.

"the Gallery Of The Graces" is therefore laid before the public in its completed form, as at once cheap and excellent, calculated to please and satisfy the lovers of art, and placed within the reach of all who desire to cultivate and enjoy Taste, at a small sacrifice.

CONTENTS.

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No. 1. Quiet Like A Nun

2. A Thing To Bless . ....

3. When To The Session Of Sweet

Silent Thoughts

4. With Eyes Bright In The Lustre

5. They That My Trust Must Grow

To, Live Not Here

6. On Thy Sweet Brow Is Sorrow

7. Somepleasingpageshallcharm

8. A Creature Not Too Bright Or

Good

9. That Piece Of Song, That Old

And Antique Song

10. The Young Olympia

11. The Widow . . .

12. The May Queen . .

13. The Ladye Adeline

14. Medora

15. Aurora

16. The Fair Patrician

17. Nature's Favourite

18. Eleanore ....

19. Genevieve ....

20. Ruth ......

21. The Maid Of Lismore

Painter.

W. Boxall. .
W. Boxall. .

J. W. Wright.

J. W. Wright.

W. Boxall. .

F. Stone.
F. Stone.

W. Boxall. .

F. Stone.

E. T. Parris.
W. Boxall. .
W. Boxall. .
A. E. Chalon, R. A

F. Stone.
F. Stone.
A. E. Chalon, R. A
W. Boxall. .
F. Stone.
Meadows.
W. Boxall. .
F. Stone.

W. Finden.
H. Robinson

R. A. Artlett.

J. Hopwood.

H. T. Ryall.

II. T. Ryall.
R. A. Artlett.

H. Robinson.

W. H. Mote.

H. T. Ryall.
H. Robinson.'
H. Robinson.
H. Robinson.
H. T. Ryall.
R. H. Dyer.
R. A. Artlett
W. H. Mote
J. S. Agar.
H. T. Ryall.
R. A. Artlett.
R. H. Dyer.

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