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9 Their beliefs were to find most profound visual form in what John I. H. Baur has termed the “pantheist realism” of the luminists in the 1850s and 1860s. Allston’s romanticism, however, was an important initial step, for his sense of the divinity of the artist, the infinite realm of the imagination, and the originality of the individual mind had correlates in Transcendental attitudes. Actually, if Allston’s early inclinations were towards rattling-chain Gothick, such bizarre fantasy was only a part of his vision.

Certainly, literal adherence to Sir Joshua’s “rules” for the Grand Style could easily result in academic eclecticism of the lowest order. ”23 It was all too easy for the artists who heard Sir Joshua’s dicta to warm their imaginations from the “great events of Greek and Roman fable and history, which early education and the usual course of reading have made familiar to all Europe, without being degraded by the vulgarism of ordinary life in any country,”24 and to combine the literary themes and eclectically borrowed forms in works of art that had little unified artistic integrity.

The first has a luminous appearance like the human complexion. This luminousness is the grand characteristic of flesh. It is what Titian calls the “luce di dentro” or internal light. 26 Thus Allston, at the beginning of the nineteenth century, made observations about the use of 38 american painting of the nineteenth century pure color and of separated strokes in producing effects of luminosity that were to change the course of art history when Delacroix developed similar ideas a generation later.

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