James McNeill Whistler Quote

To say to the painter that Nature is to be taken as she is, is to say to the player that he may sit on the piano.


Mr. Whistler's "Ten O'clock": As Delivered in London at Cambridge and at Oxford (ed. 1907)

Picture Quote 1

To say to the painter that Nature is to be taken as she is, is to say to the player that he may sit on the piano.

Picture Quote 2

To say to the painter that Nature is to be taken as she is, is to say to the player that he may sit on the piano.

Picture Quote 3

To say to the painter that Nature is to be taken as she is, is to say to the player that he may sit on the piano.

Picture Quote 4

To say to the painter that Nature is to be taken as she is, is to say to the player that he may sit on the piano.