“Painters never live to see exactly what they achieved.”

Art of Quotation

“Painters never live to see exactly what they achieved.”

— Julian Barnes, from “Keeping an Eye Open. Essays on Art (Manet:In Black and White, page 76)”, English, writer, novelist

“Even those who were on Manet’s side knew that you cannot have the arrival of something new without the death of something old.”

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