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Jacques Louis David
August 30, 1748 - December 29, 1825
Nationality: French
Category: Artist
Subcategory: French Artist

To give a body and a perfect form to one's thought, this - and only this - is to be an artist.


If the work is poor, the public taste will soon do it justice. And the author, reaping neither glory nor fortune, will learn by hard experience how to correct his mistakes.


In the arts the way in which an idea is rendered, and the manner in which it is expressed, is much more important than the idea itself.


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