What our artist has to put up with  —  (The Anti-Beauty Crusade in Modern Art Criticism)

What our artist has to put up with — (The Anti-Beauty Crusade in Modern Art Criticism) by George Du Maurier. Punch, (December 9, 1888), 282.

Eminent Art Critic. “Yes, my young Friend — as I have often said in Print — you, in common with the Modern English School of Female Figure Painters, are depraved by a morbid and inane love of Prettiness to the exclusion of all th sterner qualities of Character, Reality, Truth to Nature — a — a By the way, here come my Wife and Daughters, who share my Views. Let me introduce you.” (Our Artist understands the Eminent Critic's point of view, and forgives him.)

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