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Were I called on to define, very briefly, the term Art, I should call it the reproduction of what the Senses perceive in
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"Were I called on to define, very briefly, the term Art, I should call it 'the reproduction of what the Senses perceive in Nature through the veil of the soul.' The mere imitation, however accurate, of what is in Nature, entitles no man to the sacred name of 'Artist.'"

- Edgar Allan Poe

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USA Flag This quote is written / told by Edgar Allan Poe between January 19, 1809 and October 7, 1849. He/she was a famous Poet from USA. The author also have 37 other quotes.

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