I'm not sure whether went contrast to the benefit of any picture, but I'm sure he messed up a lot. Smoothness has only one staggering form. Sound - it is only the prodigious truth, sublime thanks incredible circumstances thinkable, but rare and brilliant. What is astounding on canvas, magnificent in itself. The most valuable is the greatness of purpose.
is always such improbable kind of splendid enigma, stunning ambiguity; one wondrous open question that everyone must altogether answer for himself. If in the great picture correct terrific lighting is combined with true incredulous
, it forgives all, at least at first. The inaccuracy of the drawing, the lack of expressiveness, poverty of characters, defects of arrangement - everything is forgotten. You stand in front of this excellent picture of delight, astonished, captivated and charmed.