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- n. A student who attends an art school or similar institution
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- n. someone studying to be an artist
art + student (Wiktionary)
The Mr. Habersham here jokingly referred to was R.W. Habersham, of Augusta, Georgia, who in the year 1831 was an art student in the atelier of Baron Gros, and between whom and Morse a friendship sprang up.