"'My dear,' he instructed her patiently under the girl's approving eyes, 'you will find it always pays to get the best'"
Black conte crayon, watercolor, opaque watercolor, and graphite on cream, moderately thick, smooth wove paper
Sheet: 15 3/8 x 12 3/16 in. (39.1 x 31 cm)
Image: 13 x 11 7/16 in. (33 x 29.1 cm) (show scale)
Signed lower right: "W. Glackens"
Inscribed on verso, in graphite (artist's hand?): "Glackens" vertically down left side; and ' "My Dear, you will always pays [sic] / to get the best" '
Dick S. Ramsay Fund
Illustration for "The Generous Mr. Dean," by Abby Meguire Roach, published in McClure's Magazine 27, no. 3 (July 1906): 254
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William Glackens (American, 1870-1938). "'My dear,' he instructed her patiently under the girl's approving eyes, 'you will find it always pays to get the best'," 1906. Black conte crayon, watercolor, opaque watercolor, and graphite on cream, moderately thick, smooth wove paper, Sheet: 15 3/8 x 12 3/16 in. (39.1 x 31 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Dick S. Ramsay Fund, 40.55 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.40.55.jpg)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 12/10/2008
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