John Sargent

John Sargent

American painter
It is certain that at certain times talent entirely overcomes thought or poetry.More John Sargent quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I don't dig beneath the surface for things that don't appear before my own eyes.More John Sargent quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
You can't do sketches enough. Sketch everything and keep your curiosity fresh.More John Sargent quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I hate to paint portraits! I hope never to paint another portrait in my life. Portraiture may be all right for a man in his youth, but after forty I believe that manual dexterity deserts one, and, besides, the color-sense is less acute. Youth can better stand the exactions of a personal kind that are inseparable from portraiture. I have had enough of it.More John Sargent quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A portrait is a painting with something wrong with the mouth.More John Sargent quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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