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Jean-Édouard Vuillard (November 11, 1868 – June 21, 1940) was a French painter and printmaker associated with the Nabis.
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Private Journal - A collage of notes and images, sketches kept 1888-1895 & 1907 to 1940
- Nothing is important save the spiritual state that enables one to subjectify one's thoughts to a sensation and to think only of the sensation, all the while searching to express it.
- 6 Sept 1890.
- To say that a thing is beautiful is simply an act of faith, not a measurement on some kind of scale.
- 2 April 1891.
- We perceive nature through the senses, which give us images of forms of colour, sounds etc. A form which exists only in relation to another form on its own, it does not exist.
- 11 Nov 1888.
- Conceive of a picture really as a series of harmonies.
- 31 Aug 1890.