They have let the wolf into the sheepfold!
1859 Attributed remark on hearing that Delacroix had been elected to the Academy. Quoted in P Amaury-Duval L'Atelier d'Ingres (1878).
Make copies, young man, many copies.You can only become a good artist by copying the masters.Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres
Is there anyone among the great men who has not imitated? Nothing is made with nothing.Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres
What do these so-called artists mean when they preach the discovery of the'new'? Is there anything new? Everything has been done, everything has been discovered.Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres
Anti-classic art, if it may even be called an art, is merely theart oftheidle.It isthe doctrine ofthosewho desireto produce without working, to know without learning.Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres
Onemust go after themodelling like a flycrawling overa piece of paper.Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres