GB/0397 Royal Academy of Arts Archive.
        
COW Frank Cadogan Cowper, letters to his mother [Edith Cowper] 1899-1908
                
COW/2 Letters to his mother 1899-1908
                        >COW/2/19 Frank [Cadogan Cowper], 38 Barrow Hill Road, St. John's Wood, to his mother 29 Apr 1907
Reference CodeCOW/2/19
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TitleFrank [Cadogan Cowper], 38 Barrow Hill Road, St. John's Wood, to his mother
Date29 Apr 1907
Extent & Medium1 piece, 1 envelope
Content DescriptionHe went to the Royal Academy varnishing day. His picture The Nun's is hung in spot recently occupied by Sargent's large portrait groups. The success of the picture is overwhelming.

Abbey says it is the most talked about picture in the Academy, Seymour Lucas said that soon he "would be one of us". Barratt told him that Tadema and Dicksee had put his name down as a candidate for Associateship.
Associated MaterialF.C. Cowper, How the Devil, disguised as a vagrant troubadour, having been entertained by some charitable nuns, sang to them a song of love, Priv. Coll.