Landskip

Land´skip


n.1.A landscape.
Straight my eye hath caught new pleasures,
Whilst the landskip round it measures.
- Milton.
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He is a co-founder of WALK (Walking, Art, Landskip and Knowledge), a research centre at the University of Sunderland.
In an oft-quoted memorandum to the Duke and Duchess of Marlborough he petitioned for the retention of the old ruined manor, 'So that all the Buildings left, (which is only the Habitable Part and the Chapell) might Appear in two Risings amongst 'em, it wou'd make One of the Most Agreable Objects that the best of the Landskip Painters can invent'.
The exhibition, The King Shoddy Show, is part of Grant's larger ongoing project Landskip, which has to do with the threat of rubbish-dumping, both official and unofficial, to Britain's landscape.
Ritter also draws a distinction between landscape and landskip in the latter there is pictorial organization involving distances and perspective, whereby point of view, spatial relationships, colours and optical effects create a `prospect'.
Related Among external things, the five watchful imaginations, Reason, joining or disjoining, frames-- cell To match such dream But with addition strange into the mind Waking on the world let fall From either eye, and crystal sluice, the field roof forth wheels Shot parallel to the Earth landskip Of Paradise bowed fit lute Circle without end.
As in the Table of our Saviors passion, the picture of Christ upon the Rood (which is the proper English word for Cross) the two theeves, the blessed Virgin Mary, and St John, are the argument: But the City, Jerusalem, the Country about, the clouds, and the like, are Landskip.
The passage most often quoted from Gainsborough's letters is this: 'I'm sick of Portraits and wish very much to take my Viol da Gam and walk off to some sweet Village where I can paint Landskips and enjoy the fag End of Life in quietness & ease.
Yea the very figures represented in the Tapestry, that hung his Rooms, and Chambers were all Women, and Flowers, and Landskips.
When the Duke desires Chariot to remain innocent, "he banish'd far from her Conversation whatever would not edify, Airy Romances, Plays, dangerous Novels, loose and insinuating Poetry, artificial Introductions of Love, well-painted Landskips of that dangerous Pyson" (p.