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"'My dear,' he instructed her patiently under the girl's approving eyes, 'you will find it always pays to get the best'"

William Glackens

American Art

MEDIUM Black conte crayon, watercolor, opaque watercolor, and graphite on cream, moderately thick, smooth wove paper
DATES 1906
DIMENSIONS 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)
SIGNATURE Signed lower right: "W. Glackens"
INSCRIPTIONS 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" '
CREDIT LINE Dick S. Ramsay Fund
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Illustration for "The Generous Mr. Dean," by Abby Meguire Roach, published in McClure's Magazine 27, no. 3 (July 1906): 254
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
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