Thomas Eakins Quote

Strain your brain more than your eye... You can copy a thing to a certain limit. Then you must use intellect.


Advice to his art students; quoted in Lloyd Goodrich, Thomas Eakins (1933).

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Strain your brain more than your eye... You can copy a thing to a certain limit. Then you must use intellect.

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Strain your brain more than your eye... You can copy a thing to a certain limit. Then you must use intellect.

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Strain your brain more than your eye... You can copy a thing to a certain limit. Then you must use intellect.

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Strain your brain more than your eye... You can copy a thing to a certain limit. Then you must use intellect.