The Depression of Art

The Depression of Art. “(Vide recent Correspondence in the “Daily Telegraph.” Fun. Courtesy of the Suzy Covey Comic Book Collection in the George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida. Click on image to enlarge it.

Maximillian Smallwig (upper left), “who has £1000 a year of his own,” believes artists paint too much. He paints “only one picture a year, and sometimes not even that.” His clothing resembles that Oscar Wilde wore in America. An artist wearing a skullcap (as G. F. Watts did) paints away left bottom.

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Last modified 10 May 2016