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Honore Daumier
1808-1879
French Social Realist Painter, Lithographer, and Illustrator

Education - studied under Alexandre Lenoir in Paris, France

Cause of Death - heart failure, he was poor and suffered from a host of ailments including blindness.


I care more about my pipe than about fame and honors.   Honoré Daumier quote

Photography imitates everything and expresses nothing.  
Honoré Daumier quote

Freedom and justice for all are infinitely more to be desired than pedestals for a few.  
Honoré Daumier quote

The burdens of a woman are more than the average man could ever endure. 
Honoré Daumier  quote


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Famous Quotes About Art

A line is a dot that went for a walk.
 Paul Klee quote

A beautiful body perishes, but a work of art dies not.
 Leonardo da Vinci  
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It is good to love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is well done.”
Vincent Van Gogh
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Creativity takes courage.  Henri Matisse
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I shut my eyes in order to see.
 Paul Gauguin
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The painter has the Universe in his mind and hands.  
Leonardo da Vinci quote

Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.   Edgar Degas
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Absinthe is the only decent drink that suits an artist.  
Paul Gauguin quote

Color is my daylong obsession, joy, and torment. Claude Monet
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Art is either revolution or plagiarism.  
Paul Gauguin  quote

I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.  Michelangelo

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