- A picture is something that requires as much trickery, malice, and vice as the perpetration of crime, so create falsity and add a touch from nature.
From Shelley Esaak, former About.com Guide
Hilaire-Germain-Edgar Degas (French, 1834-1917). The Dancing Class, probably 1871. Oil on wood. 7 3/4 x 10 5/8 in. (19.7 x 27 cm). H. O. Havermeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H.O. Havermeyer, 1929.© The Metropolitan Museum of Art