Thus, if you please, Herr Fuchs they choose,
An Austrian Sculptor he
To draw our English Kingph, what An excellent decree!
So wrote a wag when Emil Fuchs had been chosen to draw King Edward for a postage-stamp design. The verse, the stamp, are reproduced in a book* of Herr Fuchs' reminiscences.
Through the month of June the exhibition of Fuchs' work in Manhattan has been attended by many who have read his book, which has been bought by many who have attended his exhibition, so that the reputation of the aged and courtly Austrian has been regalvanized.
Never a great artist, Fuchs might have achieved...