In the last years of his life, Pierre-Auguste Renoir
 worked in constant pain due to severe rheumatoid arthritis, with a permanently clenched hand, and near-paralyzed. When asked by Henri Matisse why he kept painting, Renoir replied, “The pain passes, but the beauty remains.”
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In the last years of his life, Pierre-Auguste Renoir worked in constant pain due to severe rheumatoid arthritis, with a permanently clenched hand, and near-paralyzed. When asked by Henri Matisse why he kept painting, Renoir replied, “The pain passes, but the beauty remains.”

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Henri Matisse drawing sketches for the murals of the Dominican chapel in Vence on the French Riviera, using a stick of charcoal attached to the end of a bamboo pole. At the age of 77, Matisse began the greatest project of his life and spent more than four years working on the chapel. 
Photo: Robert Capa 1949, colorized by painters-in-color

Henri Matisse drawing sketches for the murals of the Dominican chapel in Vence on the French Riviera, using a stick of charcoal attached to the end of a bamboo pole. At the age of 77, Matisse began the greatest project of his life and spent more than four years working on the chapel.
Photo: Robert Capa 1949, colorized by painters-in-color

James Abbott McNeill Whistler, (1834–1903.)
American painter, etcher, wit, and eccentric. Whistler 
was an American, but he spent almost all his career in Europe, mainly in London. There he was one of the most famous, controversial and influential painters of his time.
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James Abbott McNeill Whistler, (1834–1903.)
American painter, etcher, wit, and eccentric. 
Whistler was an American, but he spent almost all his career in Europe, mainly in London. There he was one of the most famous, controversial and influential painters of his time.
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