Claude Monet

Claude Monet

French impressionist painter
You'll understand, I'm sure that I'm chasing the merest sliver of color. It's my own fault. I want to grasp the intangible. It's terrible how the light runs out. Color, any color, lasts a second, sometimes 3 or 4 minutes at most...More Claude Monet quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I never draw except with brush and paint...More Claude Monet quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Ninety per cent of the theory of Impressionist painting is in . . . Ruskin's Elements.More Claude Monet quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers.More Claude Monet quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
My rejection at the Salon brought an end to my hesitation [to settle in Paris] since after this failure I can no longer claim to cope... alas, that fatal rejection has virtually taken the bread out of my mouth.More Claude Monet quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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