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Alfred Gilbert, Bruges, to Spielmann

RA Collection: Archive

Reference code

SP/7/83

Title

Alfred Gilbert, Bruges, to Spielmann

Date

17 Sep 1909

Level

Item

Extent & medium

2 pieces

Content Description

All of Spielmann's suggestions are most just. The bust of Francis Petrus Paulus was signed as an "artistic exchange" rather than for publication. Fate willed that it found a buyer at the Royal Academy exhibition, he was "in extremis" and his friends consented to the bronze being made.

Includes a press cutting of his letter to The Times.