A work of art which did not begin in emotion is not art.
It's so fine and yet so terrible to stand in front of a blank canvas.
Canvas Stand Blank
Is art really the priesthood that demands the pure in heart who belong to it wholly?
I am a pupil of Pissarro.
I Am Am I
I paint as if I were Rothschild.
I'll always be grateful to the public of intelligent amateurs.
Grateful Public Always
With an apple I will astonish Paris.
I Astonish Will
Is it the factitious and the conventional that most surely succeed on earth and in the course of life?
Earth Succeed Most
With a painter's temperament, all that's needed are the means of expression sufficient to be intelligible to the wide public.
Sufficient Needed Expression
Genius is the ability to renew one's emotions in daily experience.
Emotions Experience Daily
Art is a harmony parallel with nature.
The most seductive thing about art is the personality of the artist himself.
Thing Most Artist