Pierre-auguste Renoir Quotes

Pierre-auguste Renoir Quotes: I arrange my subject as I want it, then I go ahead and paint it, like a child.
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Pierre-auguste Renoir Quote: to express himself well, the artist should be hidden... The trouble is that if an artist knows he has genius, he's done for. The only salvation is to work like a labourer, and not have delusions of grandeur.
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Quotes about Pierre-auguste Renoir: An artist, under pain of oblivion, must have confidence in himself, and listen only to his real master: Nature.
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Quote about Pierre-auguste Renoir: The artist who uses the least of what is called imagination will be the greatest.
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Pierre-auguste Renoir Sayings: To get someone to pose, you have to be very good friends and above all speak the language.
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Pierre-auguste Renoir Saying: To be an artist you must learn the laws of nature.
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Sayings about Pierre-auguste Renoir: On the whole, the modern palette is the same as the one used by the artists of Pompeii... I mean it has not been enriched. The ancients used earths, ochres, and ivory-black - you can do anything with that palette.
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Saying about Pierre-auguste Renoir: Out-of-doors there is a greater variety of light than in the studio, where the light is always the same. But that is just the trouble; one is carried away by the light, and besides, one can't see what one is doing.
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Pierre-auguste Renoir Quotes: An artist must eat sparingly and give up a normal way of life.
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Pierre-auguste Renoir Quote: Nothing costs so little, goes so far, and accomplishes so much as a single act of merciful service.
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Quotes about Pierre-auguste Renoir: The only reward one should offer an artist is to buy his work.
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Quote about Pierre-auguste Renoir: The work of art must seize upon you, wrap you up in itself, carry you away. It is the means by which the artist conveys his passion; it is the current which he puts forth which sweeps you along in his passion.
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Pierre-auguste Renoir Sayings: What seems most significant to me about our movement is that we have freed painting from the importance of the subject. I am at liberty to paint flowers and call them flowers, without their needing to tell a story.
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Pierre-auguste Renoir Saying: The simplest subjects are the immortal ones.
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Sayings about Pierre-auguste Renoir: God, the king of artists, was clumsy.
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Saying about Pierre-auguste Renoir: If you paint the leaf on a tree without using a model, your imagination will only supply you with a few leaves; but Nature offers you millions, all on the same tree. No two leaves are exactly the same. The artist who paints only what is in his mind must very soon repeat himself.
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Pierre-auguste Renoir Quotes: I have arrived more definitely than any other painter during his lifetime; honours shower upon me from every side; artists pay me compliments on my work; there are many people to whom my position must seem enviable ... But I don't seem to have a single real friend!
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Pierre-auguste Renoir Quote: There isn't a single person or landscape or subject which doesn't possess some interest, although it may not be immediately apparent. When a painter discovers this hidden treasure, other people are immediately struck by its beauty.
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