John Sargent

John Sargent

American painter
The habit of breaking up one's colour to make it brilliant dates from further back than Impressionism - Couture advocates it in a little book called 'Causeries d'Atelier' written about 1860 - it is part of the technique of Impressionism but used for quite a different reason.More John Sargent quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Cultivate an ever continuous power of observation. Wherever you are, be always ready to make slight notes of postures, groups and incidents. Store up in the mind... a continuous stream of observations from which to make selections later. Above all things get abroad, see the sunlight and everything that is to be seen.More John Sargent quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Mine is the horny hand of toil.More John Sargent quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
No small dabs of colour - you want plenty of paint to paint with.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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