Barrow, John [Editor]
Dictionarium Polygraphicum: Or, The Whole Body of Arts Regularly Digested: Illustrated with Fifty-six Copper-Plates. In Two Volumes (Band 2) — London, 1758

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For the head will be bowed towards the heart, the eye-brows
raifed, and the eye-balls lifted up.

The head fo bowed feems to mark the humility of the foul.

For this reafon alfo, neither the eyes nor eye-brows are drawn
towards the glands, but lifted up towards heaven, where they
feem fixed to difcover what the foul cannot underftand.

The mouth is open, having the corners a little raifed, which
intimates a kind of extafy. See plate V.

If, on the other hand, the objecTt that caufes our admiration
have nothing in it deferving our efteem, this want of efteem will
produce fcorn.

This paffion or affecYion may be alfo further expreffed by the
body thrown backwards, the arms lifted up, the hands open,
and the whole action fhall fhew a tranfport of joy.

Sihejiro da RAVENNA, fcholar and imitator of Mark
Antonio, from 1535 to 1560. He employed himfelf
wholly in engraving the pieces of Raphael and Julio Romano.
R. B. T. A. ftands for Robetta.

REALGAL, ? a mineral, a kind of red arfenic, differing
RISALGAL, 3 from the common arfenic, which is white;
and from orpiment, which is yellow.

REASON, is defcribed, in painting, &c. armed like Pallas,
upon her helmet a crown of gold, a drawn fword in her right
hand, a lion bridled in her left, before her ftomach a breaft-
plate with the numeral cyphers.—The crown teaches that Rea-
fon alone can bring valiant men upon the ftage, and into credit;
the fword intimates the extirpating vice that,wars again ft the
foul; the bridle, the command over wild paffions; the cyphers,
that, as by them real things are proved, fo by Reafon we acquire
thofe that relate to the common welfare.

R.ED, is one of the fimple or primary colours of natural bo-
dies, or rather of the rays of light. See COLOURS.

Some reckon fix kinds or cafts of Red; viz. fcarlet Red,
crimfon Red, madder Red, half-grain Red, lively orange Red,
and fcarlet of cochineal; but they may all be reduced to thefe
three, according to the three principal drugs which produce ths
colours, which are vermilion, cochineal, and madder.

The fine fcarlet, called fcarlet of the Gobelins, is made of aga-
ric water prepared with bran, and turned a iittle fourifb, woad,
and vermilion; fome dyers add cochineal, and others foenugreek,
brightening it with four water, agaric, tartar, and turmeric.

Crimfon Red is made with four water, tartar, and cochineal

Madder Red is made with madder, to which fome add real-
gal and arfenic; others common fait, or other falts, with wheat
fiower; or agaric with fpirit of wine with galls or turmeric.

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