What Made a Genius Painter Happy? The Zoo.

What Made a Genius Painter Happy? The Zoo.

What Made a Genius Painter Happy? The Zoo.

How to be happier.
Jan. 25 2009 6:47 AM

What Made a Genius Painter Happy? The Zoo.

"The Natural History Museum is open to the public on Tuesdays and Fridays. Elephant, rhinoceros, hippopotamus; extraordinary animals! Rubens rendered them marvelously. I had a feeling of happiness as soon as I entered the place and the further I went the stronger it grew. I felt my whole being rise above commonplaces and trivialities and the petty worries of my daily life. What an immense variety of animals and species of different shapes and functions!"— Diary of Eugène Delacroix

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