Édouard Vuillard

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Édouard Vuillard

Jean-Édouard Vuillard (November 11, 1868June 21, 1940) was a French painter and printmaker associated with the Nabis.


Private Journal - A collage of notes and images, sketches kept 1888-1895 & 1907 to 1940[edit]

  • 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.

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