Quote by: Benjamin Haydon

Art is a reality, not a definition; inasmuch as it approaches a reality, it approaches perfection, and inasmuch as it approaches a mere definition, it is imperfect and untrue.


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Author Bio


  • NameBenjamin Haydon
  • DescriptionEnglish painter, specialising in grand historical pictures
  • AliasesBenjamin Robert Haydon
  • BornJanuary 26, 1786
  • DiedJune 22, 1846
  • CountryUnited Kingdom
  • ProfessionPainter