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painter meets a problem which bears otherwise without a single resource. It took with unrelenting force upon the development him years to win position, recognition, subof his art. Shall he sacrifice himself to na- stantial comfort; but they came at last, ture and give her the first place in his work, chiefly through his affiliation with the Barbior bid her wait upon the expression of his zon school and through his admiration for temperament? Obviously the perfect solution Rousseau. The latter became his inspiration, lies in a compromise, but it requires a man of after nature herself, and taught him muchgenius to hold the balance true. It is impos- so much that, as the different elements in the sible to think of Diaz without thinking of Ziem naturalistic and romantic movement of 1830 and Monticelli, the three forming a group of fused and produced a school, Diaz found enthusiastic colorists by whom a certain taste himself permanently one of its pillars. He for caprice and dream was cultivated in com- improved rapidly under the sympathetic common. But in the long run Diaz detached him- panionship of Rousseau. He was a lesser man self from these men and fell into line with than the latter, but he had the same serious the painters of Fontainebleau. The safest spirit, the same spiritualized, clairvoyant basis for a study of his work is one on which feeling for the great forest in which Corot, the familiar hypothesis of a fantastic and Millet, Rousseau, and he found their mateheadstrong colorist is abandoned, and a sin- rial, and he made himself a lofty place. But cere student of nature is recognized without the fight had been hard, and all through reserve. There is no man in French art more his life there ran a strenuous vein, as though genuine than Diaz, more sane, more superior this were a man who had conquered fortune to mere impulse and self-will. Sorrow enriched through pain. Up to the day of his death at his nature, and made him, above all things, Mentone in 1876 there clung to him the atstrong.
mosphere of a rugged, storm-tossed strugHis troubles began with his birth. He came gler. Albert Wolff, to whom we owe the most of a Spanish family, but his mother was an picturesque and interesting of the descriptions exile in Bordeaux when he was born there on of Diaz as he lived and talked, says that in the August 20, 1807, and his father was excluded recital of his past trials « he had the appearfrom both Spain and France because of some ance of an old soldier telling the dangerous political mischances in which he had become adventures of his fights.» involved. In his tenth year the boy was left All this is in anything but agreement with an orphan in possession of a fine, impressive the debonair and careless mood that we gen
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