Wednesday, August 18, 2010
A cartoon of John Singer Sargent from 1917.
"Here's Sargent doing the Duchess X
In pink velours and pea-green checks.
'It helps,' says he, 'to lift your Grace
A bit above the commonplace.'"
From "Confessions of a Caricaturist," by Oliver Herford. Available for download from Google Books.