3notes.html_Թ end of note 15 p 197 of this immensity, feels a noble pride, and entertains a lofty conception of its own capacity." (An Essay on Taste . . . [A Facsimile Reproduction of the third edition (1780) with an introduction by Walter J. Hipple, Jr.] [Gainesville, Fla., 1963], pp. 11-12.) n25

ticism but also well summarizes the critical theory and shows the role the picturesque played in the work of a major artist. Ruskin, who, as Professor Gage points out, was not interested in Turner's picturesque period, never discusses his favorite artist in terms of the conventional picturesque.