In 1894 Sir William Eden engaged James McNeil Whistler to paint a small portrait of Lady Eden. Eden paid on Valentine’s Day and referred to his check as a valentine to Whistler. Annoyed by Eden’s condescending attitude, Whistler cashed the check but didn’t deliver the painting. Naturally the Edens sued, whereupon Whistler returned the money but […]
Vermont’s Largest Antiquarian, Rare, Out-Of-Print and Used Bookstore.
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