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Quotes by William Merrit Chase - (10 quotes)

William Merritt Chase - From the Aging category:

Life is very short... but I would like to live four times and if I could, I would set out to do no other things than I am seeking now to do. (William Merritt Chase)

William Merritt Chase - From the Colour category:

You must try to match your colors as nearly as you can to those you see before you, and you must study the effects of light and shade on nature's own hues and tints. (William Merritt Chase)

William Merritt Chase - From the Design category:

Design is everything. (William Merritt Chase)

William Merritt Chase - From the Education category:

- The Life and Art of William Merritt Chase by Katharine Metcalf Roof, 1892...
I am not sure that it is a bad thing to go to a school, as I did, where the boys threw things at me, and asked if there was nothing else I could do [but draw]. (William Merritt Chase)

William Merritt Chase - From the Insecurity category:

-on first meeting James Abbott McNeill Whistler...
I... determined not to beard the lion in his den, but at least to salute him. I rapped and waited... the door opened guardedly, and a dapper little man appeared and eyed me guardedly. (William Merritt Chase)

William Merritt Chase - From the Painting category:

It takes two to paint. One to paint, the other to stand by with an axe to kill him before he spoils it. (William Merritt Chase)

William Merritt Chase - From the Plein-Air category:

I don't believe in making pencil sketches and then painting your landscape in your studio. You must be right under the sky. (William Merritt Chase)

William Merritt Chase - From the Seeing category:

Do not imagine that I would disregard that thing that lies beneath the mask... but be sure that when the outside is rightly seen, the thing that lies under the surface will be found upon your canvas. (William Merritt Chase)

William Merritt Chase - From the Teaching category:

Association with my pupils has kept me young in my work. Criticism of their work has kept my own point of view clear. (William Merritt Chase)

William Merritt Chase - From the Wonder category:

-on James Abbot McNeill Whistler...
Few men were as fascinating to know - for a brief time. (William Merritt Chase)