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Pastile Drawing, (drawing)

Artist:
Hinchy, W. J.
Medium:
Pastel
Type:
Drawings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. [not numbered]
Pastile Drawing.--The first premium, Diploma and five dollars, was awarded to W.J. HINCHY, St. Louis. The drawing faithfully portrayed the delight experienced by votaries of the meerschaum. One who appreciated this favorite kind of pipe had one of them in his mouth, and every feature was significant of pleasure. We think the artist also wished to convey the idea that he had just taken a few glasses of substantial lager, for there was a jolly, rubicund sans souci cast about his countenance, that is always produced by frequent potations of this favorite beverage. The second premium was awarded to a beautiful and expressive drawing by MISS MAGGIE BARBER, of St. Louis. [P. 131; see entry 02510196 for other work noted in this commentary. The words "meerschaum" and "sans souci" appear in italics in the catalogue.]
Report of the Fourth Annual Fair of the St. Louis Agricultural & Mechanical Association, of September, 1859. Prepared by M. Hopewell, M.D. St. Louis: George Knapp & Co., Book and Job Printers. 1860.
Artist address: St. Louis.
Topic:
Recreation--Leisure--Smoking
Figure
Recreation--Cafe
Control number:
AECI 02510195
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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