- From Middle English *landschippe, from Old English landscipe ("region, district"). Cognate with Scots landskip, landskipe ("landscape"). More at landscape. (Wiktionary)
“Even so, I think this piece is a weatherfield, somewhat more complex than this landskip.”
“Drayton expounds the mythological figures, events, and settings, making use of technical terms from the arts — terms that were relatively new in England: landskip, cornice, pilaster.”
“And now we have come hither, what painter can draw a landskip more charming and beautiful to the eye, than an old Newington peach-tree laden with fruit in August, when the sun has first begun to paint one side of the fruit with such soft and tempting colours?”
“Whilst the landskip round it measures; and others which are a combination, as”
“We will tell you naught of sun-sparkle by day where the green and gold of April linger in that small hollow landskip, where the light shines red through the faint bronze veins of young leaves -- much as it shines red through the finger joinings of a child's hand held toward the sun.”
“All the colours of poetry, however splendid, can never paint natural objects in such a manner as to make the description be taken for a real landskip.”
“Dim mystic sympathies with tree and hill reaching far back into childhood, a known landskip is to me an old friend, that continually talks to me of my own youth and half-forgotten things, and indeed does more for me than many an old friend that I know.”
“Scowls o'er the darkened landskip snow, or shower;”
“Thy nimble pencil paints this landskip as thou go'st.”
“The author supposes himself viewing several pieces of historic, landskip, and portrait painting; and from thence takes occasion to represent the figures, prospects, and passions, which the artist has exhibited.”
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