picture-dealer love


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  • I found a picture-dealer chaffering with him over a bundle of sketches, and his little boy, already pencil in hand, lying in one corner of the room, the sun playing about his yellow hair.

    The Newcomes

  • This was no other than poor Jack Butts, who is a sort of small artist and picture-dealer by profession, and was a dayboy at

    Mens Wives

  • Consols — the obstinacy of Dumetrius, the picture-dealer, over

    The White Monkey

  • Among the leading excavators was the British painter and picture-dealer, Gavin


  • And whereas, in the case of the other arts, the student may consider the painter and ignore the picture-dealer, or analyse the mind of the novelist without analysing that of his publisher, the student of the drama in any age must always take account of the manager, and cannot avoid consideration of the economic organisation of the theatre in that age.

    The Theory of the Theatre

  • We can see the landscape itself any day; -- whence this extraordinary interest in seeing a bit of it painted, -- except, indeed, as furniture for the drawing-room, to be ordered with the frame at so much the yard from the picture-dealer?

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 13, No. 76, February, 1864

  • They may meet aristocratic personages not above acting the picture-dealer in a covert manner, and, still worse, receive propositions to buy works of art robbed from public places.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 06, No. 37, November, 1860

  • Evig was courting Mademoiselle Eva Salomon, the daughter of the old picture-dealer in the Rue de Jericho.

    The Man-Wolf and Other Tales

  • In nearly all the arts it is possible to secede at will from all allegiance to the business which is based upon them; and Raphael may write a century of sonnets, or Dante paint a picture of an angel, without considering the publisher or picture-dealer.

    The Theory of the Theatre

  • Thus, a very necessary relation exists between the painter and the picture-dealer, or between the writer and the publisher of books.

    The Theory of the Theatre


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