Facts about Edgar Degas

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Edgar Degas was a famous Artist from France, who lived between July 19, 1834 and September 27, 1917. He/she became 83 years old.

Zodiac etc.

He/she is born under the zodiac cancer, who is known for Emotion, Diplomatic, Intensity, Impulsive, Selective. Our collection contains 11 quotes who is written / told by Edgar, under the main topic Art.

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Famous quotes by Edgar Degas (11)


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"It is all very well to copy what one sees, but it is far better to draw what one now only sees in one's memory. That is a transformation in which imagination collaborates with memory"
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"Everyone has talent at twenty-five. The difficulty is to have it at fifty"
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"Art is not what you see, but what you make others see"
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"Painting is easy when you don't know how, but very difficult when you do"
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"One must do the same subject over again ten times, a hundred times. In art nothing must resemble an accident, not even movement"
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"Painting is easy when you don't know how, but very difficult when you do"
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"What a delightful thing is the conversation of specialists! One understands absolutely nothing and it's charming"
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"Art is vice. You don't marry it legitimately, you rape it"
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"Only when he no longer knows what he is doing does the painter do good things"
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"No art is less spontaneous than mine. What I do is the result of reflection and the study of the great masters"
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"In painting you must give the idea of the true by means of the false"


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