James Mcneill Whistler


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  • ''To say of a picture, as is often said in its praise, that it shows great and earnest labour, is to say that it is incomplete and unfit for view.''
    James Mcneill Whistler (1834-1903), U.S. artist. "Propositions no. 2," The Gentle Art of Making Enemies (1890).
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  • ''You should not say it is not good. You should say you do not like it; and then, you know, you're perfectly safe.''
    James Mcneill Whistler (1834-1903), U.S. artist. Quoted in D.C. Seitz, Whistler Stories (1913).

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