SUIT (TO) (v.)



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Finally we must observe. that the whole work be of one Peice ; all Free, and nothing Forcd or Restrain; a judicious observation in the Perspective ; Actions suiting the Character, whither Noble or Rustick ; the Sex, whither Masculine and Strong ; or Tender, soft and Easy ; the Age, whither Grave, Vigorous or Childish : that there be a Principall Eye in the Picture, to which all the rest have reference. That there be a Harmony of Colouring throughout the work, that in the Drapery, the Lesser folds descend naturally without Crossings and Confusion from the greater, [...].

Conceptual field(s)

CONCEPTS ESTHETIQUES → convenance, bienséance
L’HISTOIRE ET LA FIGURE → action et attitude