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Quotation by Nancy Hale
The best work of artists in any age is the work of innocence liberated by technical knowledge. The laboratory experiments that led to the theory of pure color equipped the impressionists to paint nature as if it had only just been created.
Nancy Hale (b. 1908), U.S. writer, editor. Mary Cassatt: A Biography of the Great American Painter, pt. 2, ch. 7 (1975).
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