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145. Artistic humor/sarcasm/whatever.
In a letter to Henry Holiday, Sir Edward Burne-Jones wrote of plans for his first Academy painting (January 1886, just weeks before it was due):

I shall have to send something to the Academy - I havent begun it yet - I think a picture all black water with something indefinite floating in it would not take long. It would be “suggestive” & people like that

Painting: The Depths of the Sea

145. Artistic humor/sarcasm/whatever.

In a letter to Henry Holiday, Sir Edward Burne-Jones wrote of plans for his first Academy painting (January 1886, just weeks before it was due):

I shall have to send something to the Academy - I havent begun it yet - I think a picture all black water with something indefinite floating in it would not take long. It would be “suggestive” & people like that

Painting: The Depths of the Sea

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