Wisdom on Wednesdays—Surrounded by leisure

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Girl Reading, oil on hardboard, 8 x 10 in.
Nicknamed “Whistler’s Niece,” suggestive of J. M. Whistler’s well-recognized portrait of his mother.

“The natural condition of Artistic Creation is servitude–but servitude, voluntary, supported by charity, surrounded by leisure!”  (1929)

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