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No 391 Edgar Degas

“Painting is easy when you don’t know how, but very difficult when you do.” Edgar Degas,  a French artist famous for his paintings, sculptures, prints, and drawings, is especially identified with the subject of dance; more than half of his … Continue reading

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No 383 Camille Pissarro

“God takes care of imbeciles, little children and artists.” Camille Pissarro, a Danish-French Impressionist and Neo-Impressionist painter, was born on July 10, 1830.

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No 364 Mary Cassatt

“If painting is no longer needed, it seems a pity that some of us are born into the world with such a passion for line and colour.” Mary Cassatt, an American painter and printmaker, was born in Pennsylvania, but lived much … Continue reading

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No 349 Edgar Degas

“No art is less spontaneous than mine. What I do is the result of reflection and the study of the great masters.” Edgar Degas

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No 344 Mary Cassatt

“I think that if you shake the tree, you ought to be around when the fruit falls to pick it up.” Mary Cassatt, an American painter and printmaker was born in Pennsylvania on May 22, 1844, but lived much of her … Continue reading

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No 266 Berthe Morisot

“I wear myself out trying to render the orange trees so that they’re not stiff but like those I saw by Botticelli in Florence.” Berthe Morisot, who died on March 2, 1895.  

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No 261 Pierre-Auguste Renoir

“One must from time to time attempt things that are beyond one’s capacity.” Pierre-Auguste Renoir who was born February 25, 1841.  

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No 235 Alfred Sisley

“I always start a painting with the sky.” Alfred Sisley who died 29 January 1899.

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No 228 Edouard Manet

“No one can be a painter unless he cares for painting above all else.” Edouard Manet who was born on 23rd January 1832.  

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No 219 Berthe Morisot

“Real painters understand with a brush in their hand.” Berthe Morisot, who was born on 14th January 1841

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