Paul Veronese's dogs to not resemble dogs; all the horses look like bladders on legs; one man had a RIGHT leg on the left side of his body; in the large picture
where the Emperor (Barbarossa?
I never saw the picture
until a couple of days ago, when I found it in the tent of the Swede, Malbihn.
Meanwhile, I shall sit here through all the hot summer, daubing at your pictures
If a Glasgow millionaire mayn't buy Sellers' allegorical pictures
, whose allegorical pictures
may he buy?
Guppy, "because I do assure you that the more I think of that picture
the better I know it, without knowing how I know it
I could say that the Church of the Annunciation is a wilderness of beautiful columns, of statues, gilded moldings, and pictures
almost countless, but that would give no one an entirely perfect idea of the thing, and so where is the use?
Squatting upon his haunches on the table top in the cabin his father had built--his smooth, brown, naked little body bent over the book which rested in his strong slender hands, and his great shock of long, black hair falling about his well- shaped head and bright, intelligent eyes--Tarzan of the apes, little primitive man, presented a picture
filled, at once, with pathos and with promise--an allegorical figure of the primordial groping through the black night of ignorance toward the light of learning.
I saw the picture
abroad, and could not forget it--what's the matter?
It was a glorious day, and the lock was crowded; and, as is a common practice up the river, a speculative photographer was taking a picture
of us all as we lay upon the rising waters.
But she should be dressed as a nun; I think she looks almost what you call a Quaker; I would dress her as a nun in my picture
From my dreams I reconstructed for him pictures
of that vanished world in which I do believe I once lived.
have been turned out of the exhibition-rooms; nobody comes to sit to me; I can't make a farthing; and I must try another line in the Arts, or leave your studio.