A work of art which did not begin in emotion is not art.
Which Work Emotion
It's so fine and yet so terrible to stand in front of a blank canvas.
Yet Canvas Stand
Is art really the priesthood that demands the pure in heart who belong to it wholly?
Pure Heart Priesthood
I am a pupil of Pissarro.
I Am Am Pupil
I paint as if I were Rothschild.
I'll always be grateful to the public of intelligent amateurs.
Be Grateful Intelligent I
With an apple I will astonish Paris.
Is it the factitious and the conventional that most surely succeed on earth and in the course of life?
Conventional Succeed Life
With a painter's temperament, all that's needed are the means of expression sufficient to be intelligible to the wide public.
Genius is the ability to renew one's emotions in daily experience.
Renew Genius Ability
Art is a harmony parallel with nature.
Parallel Harmony Art
The most seductive thing about art is the personality of the artist himself.