„and here I give it under my hand that I will most willingly begin upon a new canvas [after his first portrait of Lady Dartmouth was criticized and rejected]. But I only for the present beg your Lordship will give me leave to try an experiment upon that picture to prove the amazing effect of dress. I meant to treat it as a cast-off picture and dress it (contrary, I know, to Lady Dartmouth's taste) in the modern way; the worst consequence that can attend it will be her ladyship's being angry with me for a time. I am vastly out in my notion if the face does not immediately look like; but I must know if Lady Dartmouth powders or not in common. I only beg to know that and to have the [first] picture sent down [back] to me..“

—  Thomas Gainsborough, Quote from Gainborough's letter to Lord Dartmouth, 13 April 1771; as cited in Thomas Gainsborough, by William T, Whitley https://ia800204.us.archive.org/6/items/thomasgainsborou00whitrich/thomasgainsborou00whitrich.pdf; New York, Charles Scribner's Sons – London, Smith, Elder & Co, Sept. 1915, p. 74
Publicidade

Citações relacionadas

„At the time of making a picture, I want not to know what I am doing.; a picture should me made with feeling, not with knowing.“

—  Hans Hofmann American artist 1880 - 1966
Quote from an interview with w:Elaine de Kooning, 'Hans Hofmann paints a picture', 1950; in Artnews, February 1950, 38 (article 38-41 and 58-59)

Mark Knopfler photo
Publicidade
Sylvia Day photo
John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough photo

„I have not time to say more but to beg you will give my duty to the Queen, and let her know Her army has had a Glorious Victory.“

—  John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough English soldier and statesman 1650 - 1722
Marlborough's message to Sarah Churchill scribbled on the back of a tavern reckoning while on horseback during the Battle of Blenheim (13 August 1704), quoted in Correlli Barnett, Marlborough (Wordsworth, 1999), p. 121.

Mr. T photo
 Titian photo
Publicidade
Jane Austen photo
Dave Attell photo
Pierre-Auguste Renoir photo
Abby Stein photo
Publicidade
Narendra Modi photo
Pete Doherty photo
Robert Mitchum photo

„I usually take no notice of reviews unless a critic has thought up some new way of describing me. That old one about the way I sleep my way through pictures is so hackneyed now.“

—  Robert Mitchum American film actor, author, composer and singer 1917 - 1997
As quoted in "Kate and Deborah Disagree" https://cdnc.ucr.edu/cgi-bin/cdnc?a=d&d=SBS19821031.1.97&srpos=1&e=31-10-1982-31-10-1982--en--20--1--txt-txIN-%22I+usually+take+no+notice+of+reviews%22-------1

Cassandra Clare photo
Próximo