Pierre-Auguste Renoir Quotes

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Pierre-Auguste Renoir Quotes

To get someone to pose, you have to be very good friends and above all speak the language.
— Pierre-Auguste Renoir —

-last words about painting, age 78 ...
I think I'm beginning to learn something about it.

— Pierre-Auguste Renoir

You come to nature with all her theories, and she knocks them all flat.

— Pierre-Auguste Renoir

It's with my brush that I make love.

— Pierre-Auguste Renoir

The simplest subjects are the immortal ones.

— Pierre-Auguste Renoir

A painter who has the feel of breasts and buttocks is saved.

— Pierre-Auguste Renoir

The advantage of growing old is that you become aware of your mistakes more quickly.

— Pierre-Auguste Renoir

You don't talk about paintings, you look at them.

— Pierre-Auguste Renoir

White does not exist in nature.

— Pierre-Auguste Renoir

I've never let one day go by without painting, or at least without drawing.

— Pierre-Auguste Renoir

There are two indices of genuine art: it is inimitable and it is ineffable.

— Pierre-Auguste Renoir

I just keep painting till I feel like pinching. Then I know it's right.

— Pierre-Auguste Renoir

People will keep on taking them for theorists, when all they wanted was to paint in gay, bright colours, like the old masters.

— Pierre-Auguste Renoir

With a limited palette, the older painters could do just as well as today what they did was sounder.

— Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Why should beauty be suspect?

— Pierre-Auguste Renoir

I've spent my life making blunders.

— Pierre-Auguste Renoir

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