You don’t need brains to be a painter, just feelings.
I saw the industrial scene and I was affected by it. I tried to paint it all the time. I tried to paint the industrial scene as best I could. It wasn’t easy.
If people call me a Sunday painter I’m a Sunday painter who paints every day of the week!
I am a simple man and I use simple materials: Ivory Black, Vermilion, Prussian Blue, Yellow Ochre, Flake White and no medium. That’s all I’ve ever used in my paintings.
It was the only thing I had to do. I worked to get rid of the time, even now I work for something to do. Painting is a wonderful way of getting rid of the days.
I’m a simple man, and I use simple materials.
I’ll always be grateful to rent collecting. I’ve put many of the tenants in my pictures.
A bachelor lives like a king and dies like a beggar.