2/09/2013

Wm to H'ry, May 3, 1903. Age: 61

Wm's banker:

"I shall go off to morrow or next day to the country again, by myself, joining Henry Higginson and a colleague at the end of the week...He is as liberal hearted a man as the Lord ever wallopped entrails into.  His portrait by Sargent, a vast thing, destined for the 'Union' building which he gave to the College, is esteemed a bad failure -- I haven't seen it."

John Singer Sargent's portrait of Henry Lee Higginson

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