In other words, landmarks also helped the depicters
of the maps to find their way on paper, as if somebody had asked them to go somewhere in the centre of the city.
At a later point, when again comparing historical painters to depicters of common life, that is those who are "set down in our minds for an artist of an inferior class," he pursues a similar line of redress by questioning "whether the quality of thought shewn by the latter may not more than level the distinction which their mere choice of subjects may seem to place between them; or whether in fact, from that very common life a great artist may not extract as deep an interest as another man from that which we are pleased to call history.
This substantial work about legacy and inheritance came at a turning point in his career, at a time when Wilkie was rethinking his role as a depicter of humorous lower class domestic life, the very sort of paintings upon which his fame had been built.
At times, Sato portrays "Mori," the poorer--and more "traditional"--school, with sympathy; she portrays "Umi," the richer--and more "privileged"--school, with depicters
that occasionally (yet suggestively) imply a lack of genuineness (see, e.
In exercising precaution against depicting devils as huge and powerful, Lewis makes a very brief but telling survey of the errors into which previous depicters
of evil angels have fallen.