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Beaux arts   /boʊ ɑrts/   Listen
Beaux arts

noun
1.
The study and creation of visual works of art.  Synonym: fine arts.






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"Beaux arts" Quotes from Famous Books



... eastern branch of the Nile, a thousand miles above Tourists, sheltered under the wagon of a Moorish ambassador from Sultaun Abderahman to the monarch of Gondar. "England!" exclaimed this ebony-visaged worshipper of the Beaux Arts, as he displayed the volume before me. It was the only civilised word in his vocabulary. But I felt the compliment with patriotic fervency, and in spirit thanked the bard for the barbarian's acknowledgment of ...
— Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 61, No. 378, April, 1847 • Various

... ici depuis peu une Societe pour recompenser & encourager le Merite, par report aux beaux Arts. Elle doit etre composee de 21 Membres, dont il y en a deja 19 d'Arretez savoir les Ducs de Beaufort & d'Ormond; les Comites d'Arran & d'Orrery: les Lords Duplin, Gendre du Grand Tresorier; Harley, Fils dudit Tresorier; Lansdowne, ...
— Reflections on Dr. Swift's Letter to Harley (1712) and The British Academy (1712) • John Oldmixon

... Jesuits were invited to publish a new journal, "ou l'on eut principalement en vue la defense de la religion." This was the "Journal de Trevoux," published for the first time in February, 1701, under the title of "Memoires pour l'Histoire des Sciences et des Beaux Arts, recueillis par l'ordre de Son Altesse Serenissime, Monseigneur Prince Souverain de Dombes." It was entirely and professedly in the hands of the Jesuits, and we find among its earliest contributors such names as Catrou, Tournemine, and Hardouin. The opportunities ...
— Chips From A German Workshop. Vol. III. • F. Max Mueller

... bestowed for the promotion of commerce, manufactures and education. Taste has unquestionably a high economic value. But this is only one of France's ways of recognizing the fact. The government Ecole des Beaux Arts at Paris contained, in 1875, a hundred and seventy-two students of architecture, a hundred and eighty-three of painting, forty of sculpture and two ...
— Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. XVII, No. 99, March, 1876 • Various



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