ACADEMY.- Academies in England prior to the establishment
of the Royal Academy, i. 147, 148.
of the Incorporated Society of Artists - -causes of its
failure instrumental in contributing to the formation of the
Royal Academy, i. 152, 153.
Establishment of the Royal Academy, i. 187-
Public dinner at the Royal Academy often peculiarly
interesting, i. 181,
Removal of the Royal Academy to Somerset House,
Misunderstanding of Sir Joshua with some of the
members of the Royal Academy. his resignation of the Pre-
sidency statements of this affair by Malone, Farrington, and
Northcote -facts connected with the subject — actual grounds
of Sir Joshua's resignation—letter from Sir Wm. Chambers
to Sir Joshua thanks of the Royal Academy unanimously vo-
ted to Sir Joshua -- final resolutions of the Council-deputation
of the members of the Academy to Sir Joshua- he resumes
the President's chair- complimentary effusions of the press on
the occasion, i. 249–256.
the advantages of, i. 307, 308.
Academy Royal, observations on its foundation, i. 305, 306.
peculiar advantages of, i. 308.
Accident, how far favourable to Painters, ii. 56. 290. -to Artists,
Action, the principal requisite in a subject for History-Painting,
ii. 305. 317.
Affectation, a hateful quality, i. 362, 445.; ii. 323.
contrast to Simplicity, i. 445.
Agamemnon. See Timanthes.
Albert Durer. See D.
Allegorical Painting, defence of, i. 420. Some by Rubens con-
demned, ii. 144.
not adapted to Christian Churches, ii. 171.