Thomas Couture, self-portrait
21 December 1815
Senlis, Oise, France
|Died||30 March 1879
Villiers-le-Bel, Val-d’Oise, France
|Resting place||PÃ¨re Lachaise Cemetery, Paris, France|
|Education||Ã‰cole des Arts et MÃ©tiers|
|Known for||Painting, Author|
|Notable work||Romans in the Decadence of the Empire|
There is only one absinthe drinker, and that's the man who painted this idiotic picture.
Knowing how to paint and to use one's colors rightly has not any connection with originality. This originality consists in properly expressing your own impressions.