Art: Rebuff

Women of social position often take up art. They devote themselves to it as other women devote themselves to needlework, and it makes them happy. Mrs. Harry Payne Whitney, as all the world knows, took up art some time ago, and took it up not at all as if it were cross-stitch. It became evident that she had talent. Critics acclaimed her; debutantes pressed her hand and murmured, "How fascinating—to dedicate your life to Art." In the course of her extremely active career she has received few rebuffs—but last week one came her...

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