Quotes About Color By John Ruskin

Quotes About Color By John Ruskin

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“The man who can see all gray, and red, and purples in a peach, will paint the peach rightly round, and rightly altogether. But the man who has only studied its roundness may not see its purples and grays, and if he does not will never get it to look like a peach; so that great power over color is always a sign of large general art-intellect.” ~ John Ruskin

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Everything that you can see in the world around you presents itself to your eyes only as an arrangement of patches of different colors.”  (quote graphic)

About John Ruskin

John Ruskin (1819 – 1900) was the leading English art critic of the Victorian era, also an art patron, draughtsman, watercolourist, a prominent social thinker and philanthropist. He wrote on subjects ranging from geology to architecture, myth to ornithology, literature to education, and botany to political economy. (via Wikipedia)

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