If I can say one thing for my pictures, it is a certain craftsmanship. A thought which has gone into every angle. There is nothing there without an optical reason.
Your characters have to remain innocent of what your picture is after.
I never regarded my pictures as very much to be proud of, except in this, the craft, the style.
In the 19th century, you had bourgeois art without politics - an almost frozen idea of what beauty is.
These happy endings all express the weak and sly promise that the world is not rotten and out of joint but meaningful and ultimately in excellent condition.