Edgar Degas Quotes

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Born: July 19, 1834, Paris, France
Birth Country: France
Died: Paris, France, September 27, 1917
Occupation: Artist

1.
Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.
- Edgar Degas

2.
Art is vice. You don't marry it legitimately, you rape it.
- Edgar Degas

3.
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.
- Edgar Degas

4.
Painting is easy when you don't know how, but very difficult when you do.
- Edgar Degas

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