Thomas Eakins

Thomas Eakins

I taught in the Academy from the opening of the schools until I was turned out, a period much longer than I should have permitted myself to remain there. My honors are misunderstanding, persecution and neglect, enhanced because unsought.More Thomas Eakins quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Strain your brain more than your eye.More Thomas Eakins quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
How beautiful an old woman's skin is! All those wrinkles!More Thomas Eakins quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I once painted a concert singer and on the chestnut frame I carved the opening bars of Mendelssohn's Rest in the Lord. It was ornamental unobtrusive and to musicians I think it emphasized the expression of the face and pose of the figure.More Thomas Eakins quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The brush is a more powerful and rapid tool than the point or the stump... the main thing that the brush secures is the instant grasp of the grand construction of a figure.More Thomas Eakins quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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