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Modern Santa Claus

Thomas Nast Santa drawings published in 1863 and 1881

Modern Santa Claus thanks to Thomas Nast

Thomas Nast's earliest version of Santa Claus was published in the January 3, 1863 issue of Harper's Weekly, but it doesn't resemble the modern Santa as much as his later 1881 drawing (below)

Modern Santa Claus thanks to Thomas Nast

Thomas Nast's picture of Santa Claus in Harper's Weekly January 1, 1881 issue became the visual prototype of the Santa Claus we know and love today.

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Art is a revolt against fate. - Andre Malraux

My trade and my art is living. - Michel De Montaigne

The painting has a life of its own. - Jackson Pollock

Tea is a religion of the art of life. - Okakura Kakuzo

The human body is the best work of art. - Jess C. Scott

Art is a house that tries to be haunted. - Emily Dickinson

We have art to save ourselves from the truth. - Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

Life is the art of drawing without an eraser. - John Gardner

The true art of memory is the art of attention. - Samuel Johnson

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God is not interested in your art but, your heart. - Ifeanyi E. Onuoha

Interpretation is the revenge of the intellect upon art. - Susan Sontag

Art in nature is rhythmic and has a horror of constraint. - Robert Delaunay

Halloween starts earlier and earlier, just like Christmas. - Robert Englund

A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament. - Oscar Wilde

We need a leader that wrote "The Art of the Deal". - Donald Trump

The new job of art is to sit on the wall and get more expensive. - Robert Hughes

Fine art and pizza delivery: what we do falls neatly in between. - David Letterman

I'm a guy who can't function well in life, but I can in art. - Woody Allen

There is no prejudice that the work of art does not finally overcome. - Andre Gide

To say nothing, especially when speaking, is half the art of diplomacy. - Will Durant

The art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on. - Henry H Ellis

Anyone who says you can't see a thought simply doesn't know art. - Wynetka Ann Reynolds

The art of conversation is the art of hearing as well as of being heard. - William Hazlitt

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Dancing is the only art of which we ourselves are the stuff of which it is made. - Ted Shawn

Diplomacy is the art of saying, "Nice doggie" until you can find a rock. - Will Rogers

The sole art that suits me is that which, rising from unrest, tends toward serenity. - Andre Gide

Prophecy: The art and practice of selling one's credibility for future delivery. - Ambrose Bierce

The purpose of art is to lay bare the questions which have been hidden by the answers. - James Baldwin

I have discovered the art of fooling diplomats. I speak the truth, and they never believe me. - Camillo Di Cavour

Art is the right hand of nature. The latter has only given us being, the former has made us men. - Friedrich Schiller

A blind man can make art if what is in his mind can be passed to another mind in some tangible form. - Sol LeWitt

It is our art that has an opportunity to leave a footprint in the sand. They don't wrap fish in our work. - Hugh N Jacobsen

Marriage always demands the greatest understanding of the art of insincerity possible between two human beings. - Vicki Baum

Art is made to disturb. Science reassures. There is only one valuable thin in art: the thing you cannot explain. - Georges Braque

If being an egomaniac means I believe in what I do and in my art or music, then in that respect you can call me that. - John Lennon

Logic: the art of thinking and reasoning in strict accordance with the limitations and incapacities of the human misunderstanding. - Ambrose Bierce

For me, the drive is storytelling. To be a part of an art that tells a story and to be a catalyst, a color in that, is very exciting. - Alden Ehrenreich


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