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#1. How beautiful an old woman's skin is! All those wrinkles! - Author: Thomas Eakins
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#2. The brush is a more powerful and rapid tool than the point or the stump ... the main thing that the brush secures is the instant grasp of the grand construction of a figure. - Author: Thomas Eakins
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#3. Of course, it is well to go abroad and see the works of the old masters, but Americans ... must strike out for themselves, and only by doing this will we create a great and distinctly American art. - Author: Thomas Eakins
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#4. When you first commence painting everything is a muddle. Even the commonest colors seem to have the devil in them. - Author: Thomas Eakins
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#5. No man, and least of all myself, could ever disentangle the feelings that animated him. - Author: Thomas Eakins
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#6. Strain your brain more than your eye. - Author: Thomas Eakins
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#7. A teacher can do very little for a pupil and should only be thankful if he don't hinder him, and the greater the master, mostly the less he can say. - Author: Thomas Eakins
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#8. My honors are misunderstanding, pesecution and neglect, enhanced because unsought. - Author: Thomas Eakins
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#9. Enthusiasm for one's goal lessens the disagreeableness of working toward it. - Author: Thomas Eakins
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#10. The big artist keeps an eye on nature and steals her tools. - Author: Thomas Eakins
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#11. In mathematics the complicated things are reduced to simple things. So it is in painting. - Author: Thomas Eakins
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#12. I once painted a concert singer and on the chestnut frame I carved the opening bars of Mendelssohn's Rest in the Lord. It was ornamental unobtrusive and to musicians I think it emphasized the expression of the face and pose of the figure. - Author: Thomas Eakins
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#13. I have never discovered that the nude could be studied in any way except the way I have adopted. All the muscles must be pointed out. To do this all the drapery must be removed. - Author: Thomas Eakins
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