I look at a nude. There are myriads of tiny tints. I must find the ones that will make the flesh on my canvas live and quiver.
Pierre-Auguste Renoir Quotes
White does not exist in nature.
The pain passes, but the beauty remains. (On why he still painted, despite arthritis)
I arrange my subject as I want it, then I go ahead and paint it, like a child… I want a red to be sonorous, to sound like a bell; if it doesn’t turn out that way, I add more reds and other colors until I get it. . . I am no cleverer than […]
It is after you have lost your teeth that you can afford to buy steaks.