James Whistler Quotes

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Born: July 11, 1834, Lowell, Massachusetts, U.S.
Birth Country: USA
Died: London, England, UK, July 17, 1903
Occupation: Artist

1.
An artist is not paid for his labor but for his vision.
- James Whistler

2.
I can't tell you if genius is hereditary, because heaven has granted me no offspring.
- James Whistler

3.
The rare few, who, early in life have rid themselves of the friendship of the many.
- James Whistler

4.
To say to the painter that Nature is to be taken as she is, is to say to the player that he may sit on the piano.
- James Whistler

5.
Work alone will efface the footsteps of work.
- James Whistler

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