Caption continues: Male Dilettante No. 1 (making a telescope of his hand). "What I like so much is that - er - that --" Ditto No. 2 (with his nose almost touching the canvass). "I know what you mean - that broad - er --" Female Dilettante No. 1 (waving her hand gently from right to left). "Precisely. That sort of - er - of - er - of - er --" Ditto No. 2. "Just so. That general sort of - er - of - er --" Ditto No. 4. "O yes - quite too lovely - that particular kind of - er - of - er --"
Title from published caption.
Proof of a wood engraving after an illustration by Du Maurier for Punch, Apr. 8, 1871, p. 144.
Cartoon shows a group of visitors examining a canvas in a painter's studio.