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James Stanley Little, 1856-1940

Nationality: English
Date of Birth: 1856
Place of Birth: Herne Hill
Date of Death: 1940.06.27
Place of Death: Chichele, Parkstone, Dorset

Identity:

James Stanley Little was a novelist, historian, art critic and editor. He married Fanny Maude Therese, Viscountess de la Blache.

Life:

Little was the Executive Secretary of the Incorporated Society of Authors. In 1887 the Committee made JW an honorary Vice President (#02262). Little was among those invited by JW to the private view of the Royal Society of British Artists' 1887-88 winter exhibition [#13403], and to a dinner on 1 May 1889 at the Criterion in Piccadilly organised by William Christian Symons to congratulate JW on being made an honorary member of the Royal Academy in Munich (#02621). In 1890 Little requested that JW send him a copy of the Gentle Art of Making Enemies for review in Public Opinion and other papers (#02622). In 1892 Little also reviewed Nocturnes, Marines and Chevalet Pieces, Boussod, Valadon & Cie, Goupil Gallery, London, 1892 in Public Opinion (#05709).

Bibliography:

Who Was Who, 1929-1940, London, 1941.