George Inness Quote

The purpose of the painter is simply to reproduce in other minds the impression which a scene has made upon him. A work of art does not appeal to the intellect. It does not appeal to the moral sense. Its aim is to instruct, not to edify, but to awaken an emotion.


George Inness landscapes (ed. 1978)

Picture Quote 1

The purpose of the painter is simply to reproduce in other minds the impression which a scene has made upon him. A work of art does not appeal to the ...

Picture Quote 2

The purpose of the painter is simply to reproduce in other minds the impression which a scene has made upon him. A work of art does not appeal to the ...

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The purpose of the painter is simply to reproduce in other minds the impression which a scene has made upon him. A work of art does not appeal to the ...

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The purpose of the painter is simply to reproduce in other minds the impression which a scene has made upon him. A work of art does not appeal to the ...