“I envy the poet. He is encouraged toward drunkenness and wallows with nubile wenches while the painter must…”

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“I envy the poet. He is encouraged toward drunkenness and wallows with nubile wenches while the painter must endure wretchedness and pain for his art.”

Rembrandt, Dutch, painter


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