Ralph Allen - Quotes

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My first concern was to take care of my drawing. I did not have any knowledge in arts, especially Haitian arts, apart from the paintings I saw in my father's office. ---->>>

The magic of creation has always fascinated me. ---->>>

People are predominant in my paintings. Although they are not obvious, you can feel their presence. ---->>>

At that time, the academic orientation was rather technical contrary to that of the university, where art theory is very important. The teachers were renowned artists and among the best of that time. ---->>>

Without a good cultural policy, without adequate help, we will always have individualists, shooting stars who are rapidly forgotten or who stop painting for a more profitable occupation. ---->>>

I paint according to the moment and the theme. I don't have any prejudice. Life concerns me. ---->>>

I worked three and then six hours a day in my studio with strict discipline and emotion. I obtained awards usually granted to other foreigners during the end-of-year admission tests. ---->>>


Nationality: British
Born: 1693
Birthplace: St Columb Major
Die: 1764
Occupation: Politician

Ralph Allen (1693 – 29 June 1764) was an entrepreneur and philanthropist, and was notable for his reforms to the British postal system. Allen was born in Cornwall but moved to Bath to work in the post office and within ten years becoming the postmaster. He made the system more efficient and took over contracts for the mail system in other parts of England (wikipedia)