Stanford White pp 261-268 | Cite as

Wherein Draughtsmen Differ from Valets

  • Charles C. Baldwin


To work for White was, at first, a fearful experience. A hurried statement of the requirements, a few hieroglyphics sketched rapidly on tracing paper, and they were off— “on an endurance race,” as Philip Sawyer says, “that might last for days or weeks or months and never let up until the work was finished.”


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    Dewing, the painter, asked me one day: “Have you seen St. Gaudens’ portrait of Mrs. White? Did you notice the hand? I have looked at that hand again and again with despair in my heart.”Google Scholar

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