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Little Dorrit and Maggy, (painting)

Artist:
Thomas, W. Luson
Medium:
Watercolor
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 360
"Maggy with apoplectic exertions that were not at all required, dragged the box which was her seat on story-telling occasions, sat down upon it, hugged her own knees, and said, with a voracious appetite for stories, and with widely-opened eyes: 'Now, Little Mother, let's have a good 'un !' 'What shall it be about, Maggy?' 'Oh, let's have a Princess, said Maggy, and let her be a reg'lar one. Beyond all belief, you know!' Little Dorrit considered for a moment; and, with a rather sad smile upon her face, which was flushed by the sunset, began: 'Maggy, there was once upon a time a fine King, and he had everything he could wish for, and a great deal more. He had gold and silver, diamonds and rubies, riches of every kind. He had palaces and he had--' 'Hospitals' interposed Maggy, still nursing her knees. 'Let him have hospitals with lots of Chicking.'" [Pp. 22-23.]
National Academy of Design, (Instituted, A.D. 1826.) Catalogue of the First Winter Exhibition, including the First Annual Collection of the American Society of Painters in Water Colors, and the Works from the American Art Department of the Paris Universal Exposition, corner Twenty-Third St. & Fourth Avenue. Numbers 1 to 730. 1867-1868. New York: Sackett & Mackay, Steam Book and Job Printers, 46 Pine Street, cor. William. Admission, 25 cts. Season Tickets, $1.00. Catalogues, 25 cts. 1867-1868.
Artist address: London.
Topic:
Literature--Dickens--Little Dorrit
Figure group--Female
Control number:
AECI 01130045
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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