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Type: Critic
Nationality: French
Date of Birth: 04/21/1828
Date of Death: 05/03/1893


 

Hippolyte Taine Quotes > Like an Indian deity at...

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Like an Indian deity at leisure, Rubens relieves his fecundity by creating worlds, and from the matchless folds and hues of his tossed simarres to the snowy whites of his flesh, or the pale silkiness of his blonde tresses, there is no tone in any of his canvasses which does not appear there purposely to afford him delight.
Hippolyte Taine

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