” I can do nothing about it if my paintings don’t sell.   The day will come, though, when people will see that they’re worth more than the cost of the paint and my subsistence, very meagre, that I put into them. ”  Incredibly true in a huge way— sadly he never lived to see it but now his paintings sell for millions of dollars when one becomes available.  I wonder sometimes if his paintings were appreciated in his time and supported him — that his mental illness would have been much less and he wouldn’t have taken his own life…….