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'I must be more sensible and realize that at my age, illusions are hardly permitted and they will always destroy me.'


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'My age and health will never allow me to realize the dream of art I've been pursuing all my life.'


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'I ask you to pray for me, for once age has overtaken us, we find consolation only in religion.'


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'I have nothing to hide in art. The initial force alone can bring anyone to the end he must attain.'


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'When I judge art, I take my painting and put it next to a God made object like a tree or flower. If it clashes, it is not art.'


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'A work of art which did not begin in emotion is not art.'


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'The most seductive thing about art is the personality of the artist himself.'


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'An art which isn't based on feeling isn't an art at all.'


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'Art is a harmony parallel with nature.'


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'My age and health will never allow me to realize the dream of art I've been pursuing all my life.'


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'Don't be an art critic. Paint. There lies salvation.'


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'I am more a friend of art than a producer of painting.'


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'You say a new era in art is preparing you sensed it coming continue your studies without weakening. God will do the rest.'


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'I have nothing to hide in art. The initial force alone can bring anyone to the end he must attain.'


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'Is art really the priesthood that demands the pure in heart who belong to it wholly?'


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'Genius is the ability to renew one's emotions in daily experience.'


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'When I judge art, I take my painting and put it next to a God made object like a tree or flower. If it clashes, it is not art.'


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'My age and health will never allow me to realize the dream of art I've been pursuing all my life.'


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'Genius is the ability to renew one's emotions in daily experience.'


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'For an Impressionist to paint from nature is not to paint the subject, but to realize sensations.'


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'Painting from nature is not copying the object it is realizing one's sensations.'


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'The truth is in nature, and I shall prove it.'


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'Art is a harmony parallel with nature.'


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'Pure drawing is an abstraction. Drawing and colour are not distinct, everything in nature is coloured.'


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'Doubtless there are things in nature which have not yet been seen. If an artist discovers them, he opens the way for his successors.'


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'We must not be content to memorize the beautiful formulas of our illustrious predecessors. Let us go out and study beautiful nature.'


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'I lack the magnificent richness of color that animates nature.'


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'I ask you to pray for me, for once age has overtaken us, we find consolation only in religion.'


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'The awareness of our own strength makes us modest.'


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'The truth is in nature, and I shall prove it.'


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'A work of art which did not begin in emotion is not art.'


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'My nervous system is enfeebled, only work in oils can sustain me.'

 

 

 

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