But you will not find a single trace of them in the old masters.
Let us compare his works in this respect with a few instances from the old masters.
But the old masters are not satisfied with drawing carrots for boughs.
This is done, more or less, by all the old masters, without an exception.
I am disappointed that I cannot report any extravagances in his opinions on the old masters.
He had not only a true appreciation of the old masters, but sympathy with the moderns.
Their ideal was totally different from that of the old masters.
Report says that someone has re-discovered the secret of the old masters.
They love their old ways yet, and their old masters, and their old land.
Whether they were Old Masters or not, and if so, by whom, I could not ascertain.