Paolo Veronese Quotes

  • We painters use the same license as poets and madmen.

    "Venice, the Place and the People: Salve Venetia; Gleanings from Venetian History, Vol. 2". Book by Francis Marion Crawford, Macmillan, p. 32, "Report of the sitting of the Tribunal of the Inquisition on Saturday July eighteenth, 1573" transl. by Charles Yriarte, 1909.
  • I paint my pictures with all the considerations which are natural to my intelligence, and according as my intelligence understands them.

    Paolo Veronese's testimony before the inquisition in Venice, as translated by Charles Yriarte, July 18, 1573.

Paolo Veronese

  • Born: 1528
  • Died: April 19, 1588
  • Occupation: Painter
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