Papers of the "M. S. Society."

bibbing smoker
Continued or repeated drinking or selling of liquor.

Dutch C'naster, Shag, ... Mundungus
All are types of tobacco. Shag is a strong tobacco cut into fine shreds. Cavendish is tobacco softened and pressed into solid cakes. Mundungus is a foul-smelling tobacco.

Anacreon
Sixth-century Greek poet noted for his jubilant songs of love and drinking.

Cimabues
Cimabue (1251-1302), Italian painter and mosaicist, is considered to be the last great artist in the Byzantine style of early medieval Italian paintings.

Francias
Francesco di Marco di Giacomo Raibolini (1450-1517) was a major Bolognese painter of the fifteenth century.

Giottos
Giotto (1266?-1337) was a Florentine artist and the most important Italian painter of the fourteenth century. He was a pupil of Cimabue. Noted for chapel decorations, frescoes, and panel paintings in Assisi, Rome, Padua, Florence, and Naples, Giotto is considered to be the artist who broke away from the Middle Ages.

Masaccios
An early fifteenth century Florentine Renaissance painter, Masaccio produced some of first humanist works.

costae
A rib, or rib with adjacent flesh.

Holbein
Hans Holbein the Elder (1465-1524) was a German painter associated with the Augsburg School and is noted for his rich coloring and balanced composition within narrow stages. He later developed an ornate Italian style. Hans Holbein the Younger (1497?-1543) was a painter, draughtsman, and designer known for precision and realism. Presumably, Deverell alludes to the Elder because of the stiff quality of his human subjects.

Campo Santo
Carlo Lasinio's engravings of the Campo Santo frescoes in Pisa inspired Dante Gabriel Rossetti and friends to form the PRB.