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Eugene Delacroix
(1798-1863) born on
Apr 26
French painter. He was a leading Romantic painter known his for Moroccan scenes and vivid colors.
         
   
F
Nature is a dictionary; one draws words from it.

R
The source of genius is imagination alone, . . . the refinement of the senses that sees what others do not see, or sees them differently.
A
What makes men of genius, or rather, what they make, is not new ideas, it is that idea -- possessing them -- that what has been said has still not been said enough.
N
Experience has two things to teach: The first is that we must correct a great deal; the second that we must not correct too much.
K
One always has to spoil a picture a little bit, in order to finish it.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Artists in Quotation," by Donna Ward La Cour, 1989.
R: From an Internet collection of quotations.
A: "The Journal of EugSne Delacroix," entry for 15 May 1824.
N: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
K: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
   


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