„Painting is silent poetry, and poetry painting that speaks.“
… zographian poiesin sioposan prosagoreuei, ten de poiesin zographian lalousan.

—  Simónides de Ceos, Quoted by Plutarch, De gloria Atheniensium 3.346f http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/text?doc=Perseus%3Atext%3A2008.01.0234%3Astephpage%3D346f. Variant translations: Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting with the gift of speech. Painting is silent poetry, poetry is eloquent painting. See also: Ut pictura poesis
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