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Frank [Cadogan Cowper], 38 Barrow Hill Road, St. John's Wood, to his mother

RA Collection: Archive

Reference code

COW/2/19

Title

Frank [Cadogan Cowper], 38 Barrow Hill Road, St. John's Wood, to his mother

Date

29 Apr 1907

Level

Item

Extent & medium

1 piece, 1 envelope

Content Description

He went to the Royal Academy varnishing day. His picture The Nun's is hung in spot recently occupied by Sargent's large portrait groups. The success of the picture is overwhelming. Abbey says it is the most talked about picture in the Academy, Seymour Lucas said that soon he "would be one of us". Barratt told him that Tadema and Dicksee had put his name down as a candidate for Associateship.

Associated Material

F.C. Cowper, How the Devil, disguised as a vagrant troubadour, having been entertained by some charitable nuns, sang to them a song of love, Priv. Coll.