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Toulouse-Lautrec Quotes



Quotes by Toulouse-Lautrec - (17 quotes)

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec - From the Aging category:

I can paint until I'm forty. After that I intend to dry up. (Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec)

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec - From the Criticism category:

Bonnat tells me, 'Your painting isn't bad, it is chic, but even so it isn't bad, but your drawing is absolutely atrocious.' So I must gather my courage and start once again... (Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec)

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec - From the Critics category:

Monet's work would have been even greater if he had not abandoned figure-painting. (Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec)

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec - From the Deception category:

Nothing is simpler than to complete pictures in a superficial sense. Never does one lie so cleverly as then. (Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec)

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec - From the Desire category:

Love is when the desire to be desired takes you so badly that you feel you could die of it. (Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec)

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec - From the Drawing category:

I do not know if you bridle your pen, but when my pencil moves, it is necesary to let it go, or - crash!... nothing more. (Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec)

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec - From the Drunkenness category:

Of course one should not drink much, but often. (Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec)

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec - From the Fashion category:

Novelty is seldom the essential... make a subject better from its intrinsic nature. (Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec)

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec - From the Finishing category:

These people annoy me. They want me to finish things. But I see them in such a way and paint them accordingly. Look, it is so easy to finish things. (Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec)

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec - From the Humour category:

I had placed my stick on the table, as I do every evening. It had been specially made to suit my height, to enable me to walk without too much difficulty. As I was standing up, a customer called to me: 'Monsieur, don't forget your pencil.' It was very unkind, but most funny. (Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec)

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec - From the Models category:

-on women in the brothel...
A professional model is like a stuffed owl. These girls are alive. (Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec)

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec - From the Painting category:

I paint things as they are. I don't comment. I record. (Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec)

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec - From the Painting category:

When a figure painter executes a landscape he treats it as if it were a face; Degas' landscapes are unparalleled because they are visionary landscapes. (Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec)

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec - From the Struggle category:

I am certainly not regenerating French art, but am struggling hard to accomplish something on an unlucky piece of paper which has done me no harm at all, and on which, believe me, I am doing nothing that is good... I hope things will improve eventually; as it is, I am pretty wretched. (Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec)

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec - From the Subject category:

In our time there are many artists who do something because it is new; they see their value and their justification in this newness. They are deceiving themselves... (Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec)

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec - From the Subject category:

Only the human figure exists; landscape is, and should be, no more than an accessory; the painter exclusively of landscape is nothing but a bore. (Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec)

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec - From the Truth category:

I have tried to do what is true and not ideal. (Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec)