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I do not care to paint portraits indoors. I cannot feel sympathetic.
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As far as outdoor work is concerned, a studio is only a garage; a place in which to store pictures and repair them, never a place in which to paint them.

— Joaquin Sorolla

A studio is a good place to smoke your pipe.

— Joaquin Sorolla

The older I become, the more I realize that drawing is the most important of all the problems of picture-making.

— Joaquin Sorolla

I do not care to paint portraits indoors. I cannot feel sympathetic.

— Joaquin Sorolla

Nature, the sun itself, produces color effects ... instantaneously. The impression of these evanescent visions is what we make desperate attempts to catch and fix by any means at hand. At such moments I am unconscious of materials, of style, of rules, of everything that intervenes between my perception and the object or idea perceived.

— Joaquin Sorolla

With all its excesses, the modern impressionistic movement has given us one discovery, the color violet. It is the only discovery of importance in the art world since Velazquez.

— Joaquin Sorolla

All the mistakes committed by artists are due to their having separated themselves from truth, believing that their imagination is stronger. There is nothing stronger than nature. With nature in front of us we can do everything well.

— Joaquin Sorolla

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