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By the spell of contrast, another portrait rose up before her, painted with more daring flattery than any artist would have ventured upon, but yet so delicately touched that the likeness remained perfect.
You don't understand me, Harry," answered the artist.
Here, perhaps, we should appeal to those young men who suffer from the repression of their first desires at the moment when all their forces are developing; to artists sick of their own genius smothering under the pressure of poverty; to men of talent, persecuted and without influence, often without friends at the start, who have ended by triumphing over that double anguish, equally agonizing, of soul and body.
Among resident artists he enjoyed celebrity of a non- professional sort.
Sir," I answered, "without seeking to know who you are, I recognise in you an artist.
A second group of artists disposed themselves on these long appendages, then a third above these, then a fourth, until a human monument reaching to the very cornices of the theatre soon arose on top of the noses.
The artist had evidently made a hasty study of one of the fighting-machines, and there his knowledge ended.
In both of these theatres there have been individual artists, who have succeeded in creating in their audiences - and every theatre in London has its own audience - the temperament to which Art appeals.
This gallery, so to speak, was profusely lighted from above, through enormous panes of glass furnished with those green linen shades by means of which all artists arrange the light.
He regretted that Fate had allowed him so little time for such work; but after all, he reflected, all great artists had had their struggles--so why not he?
There were a dozen easels in the room, and as many artists transferring the great picture to their canvases.
Reduced to itself, abandoned by the other arts, because human thought is abandoning it, it summons bunglers in place of artists.