Words of Wisdom: Jules Bastien-Lepage

by Matthew Innis |

  “I assert,”  said Bastien-Lepage, “that when one paints the past, it should at any rate be made to look like something human, and correspond with what one actually sees around one …  and if one had a fancy to represent the Prodigal Son or Priam at the feet of Achilles …  one would paint…

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