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Sep 21, 2009

William Lathrop Quote

Filed In Inspiration

‘Great art tells its story of the great loves and passions. The great hatreds may also be great art, if they find adequate expression…..Given the usual human equipment of sight and touch, that one will be the best artist who is most profoundly obsessed by emotion, to the forgetting of self! Cezanne had a very poor equipment, defective eyesight, unsteady nerves, but his love was untiring and with it he built an enduring monument.’ - William Lathrop, from an undated journal fragment