“He didn’t show us how to paint; he roused our imagination.” — Art of Quotation

“He didn’t set his pupils on the right road, he took them off it. He made them uneasy… .He didn’t show us how to paint; he roused our imagination.” — Henri Matisse regarding the painter Gustave Moreau, as quoted in “The Many Faces of Gustave Moreau” by Bennett Schiff in Smithsonian magazine (August 1999)

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