Whitney Name In Art, Daily Racing Form, 1923-03-07


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WHITNEY NAME IN ART The name of Harry Payne Whitney is widely and prominently known in financial and social circles as well as among the ad ¬ mirers of the thoroughbred horse both from a breeding and racing standpoint not only in this country but in England and France as well But it does not stop there for Mrs Harry Payne Whitney carries it into the field of art not merely as a patroness but as a sculptress sculptressA A retrospective exhibition of the sculpture of Mrs Harry Payne Whitney known pro ¬ fessionally as Gertrude V Whitney has opened at the Art Institute here in Chicago and continues uitil the middle of April The display represents twenty years of hard work and sincere effort by a most ambitious artist In these times when most of those with artistic ambitions from the ranks of the four hundred lack the stamina to realize their goal Mrs Whitney is the shining ex ample of the exception to the rule She seems to upset that old theory that an attic and a crust maue the real artist

Persistent Link: https://drf.uky.edu/catalog/1920s/drf1923030701/drf1923030701_12_4
Local Identifier: drf1923030701_12_4
Library of Congress Record: https://lccn.loc.gov/unk82075800