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Universal beauty does not arise from form, but from the dynamic rhythm of inherent relationships. Art has shown that it is a question of determining the relations.

Plastic Art and Pure Plastic Art - Part 1

Piet Mondrian,1936

I shall endeavor to show what the principles are in nature, by which we are directed to call the forms of some bodies beautiful, others ugly

Introduction

William Hogarth,1753

Fitness of design...either by art or nature, is first to be considered, as it is of the greatest consequence to the beauty of the whole.

Chapter 1: Fitness

William Hogarth,1753

Plants, flowers, leaves, the paintings in butterflies wings, shells, etc. seem of little other use than entertaining the eye with the pleasure of variety.

Chapter 2: Variety

William Hogarth,1753
The Birth of Venus

The Birth of Venus

Alexandre Cabanel,1863
Hélène Fourment in a Fur Robe

Hélène Fourment in a Fur Robe

Peter Paul Rubens,1636-1638

The good, the enlightened of all ages and nations, have found pleasure and consolation in the beauty of the rural earth.

Essay on American Scenery

Thomas Cole,1836
Sancta Lilias

Sancta Lilias

Dante Gabriel Rossetti,1874
Lady Lilith

Lady Lilith

Dante Gabriel Rossetti,1866-1873
Venus Verticordia

Venus Verticordia

Dante Gabriel Rossetti,1863-1868
Adam and Eve

Adam and Eve

Gustav Klimt,1917-1918
Odalisque

Odalisque

Pierre-Auguste Renoir,1870
Analysis of Beauty: Plate 2

Analysis of Beauty: Plate 2

William Hogarth,1753
Analysis of Beauty: Plate 1

Analysis of Beauty: Plate 1

William Hogarth,1753

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