Caption continues: (The artist is rather shy, and has left his model to do the honours of his studio.) "From whom did Mr. M'Gilp paint that head?" "From yours odediently, Madam. I sit for the 'eds of all 'is 'oly men." "He must find you a very useful person." "Yes, Madam. I order his frames, stretch his canvasses, wash his brushes, set his palette, and mix his colours. All he's got to do is just shove 'em on!"
Title from published caption.
Proof of a wood engraving after an illustration by Du Maurier for Punch, Mar. 12, 1870, p. 100.
Cartoon shows a group of people examining a large painting under the supervision of a bearded man at left.