John Constable Quote

When we speak of the perfection of art, we must recollect what the materials are with which a painter contends with nature. For the light of the sun he has but patent yellow and white lead - for the darkest shade, umber or soot.


John Constable, R.A. (ed. 1976)

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When we speak of the perfection of art, we must recollect what the materials are with which a painter contends with nature. For the light of the sun...

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When we speak of the perfection of art, we must recollect what the materials are with which a painter contends with nature. For the light of the sun...

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When we speak of the perfection of art, we must recollect what the materials are with which a painter contends with nature. For the light of the sun...

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When we speak of the perfection of art, we must recollect what the materials are with which a painter contends with nature. For the light of the sun...