There was a clock on the middle of the mantel- piece, with a picture
of a town painted on the bottom half of the glass front, and a round place in the middle of it for the sun, and you could see the pendulum swinging behind it.
A beautiful woman is a picture
which drives all beholders nobly mad.
There is a picture
you have painted that I understand," he said.
Give them a picture
with a good large ruin, fancy trees, prancing nymphs, and a watery sky; dirty it down dexterously to the right pitch; put it in an old frame; call it a Claude; and the sphere of the Old Master is enlarged, the collector is delighted, the picture-dealer is enriched, and the neglected modern artist claps a joyful hand on a well-filled pocket.