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Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres
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"Draw lines, young man, many lines; from memory or from nature-it is in this way that you will become a good artist."

"Draw lines, young man, many lines; from memory or from nature-it is in this way that you will become a good artist."
 
"There is no example of a great draughtsman who failed to find the coloring exactly suited to the character of his drawings."
 
"A thing well drawn is always adequately painted."
 
"Everything is done, everything is found. Our task is not to invent, but to continue."
 
"Muscles I know; they are my friends. But I have forgotten their names."
- to Degas
 
"The way good inventions are made is to familiarize yourself with those of others. The men who cultivate letters and the arts are all sons of Homer."
 
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