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Tim Barringer, ‘Aspiring to the Condition of Music’

Sunday, 3 March, 2013 by Tom Balfe

In 1879, infuriated at having been denied full payment for The Peacock Room, the daring interior design scheme he had created for the London townhouse of shipping magnate Frederick Leyland, James McNeill Whistler satirised his miserly patron in a remarkable … Continue reading

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