Horace Quotes About Painting

Quotes about: Painting
  • Poetry is like painting: one piece takes your fancy if you stand close to it, another if you keep at some distance.

    Horace (1928). “Horace on the Art of Poetry: Latin Text, English Prose Translation, Introduction and Notes, Together with Ben Jonson's English Verse Rendering”
  • He paints a dolphin in the woods, a boar in the waves.

    "Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations" by Jehiel Keeler Hoyt, p. 576-77, Ars Poetica, XXX, 1922.


  • Born: December 8, 65 BC
  • Died: November 27, 8 BC
  • Occupation: Poet
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