He has taken a whole tiny house, so extremely pretty, quite aesthetic and English, with splendid big studio and a pretty garden with roses and all done up with Morris paper & rugs and matting. From his having invested in this house I presume Miss Burckhardt is gone off the horizon  . . . There were two very fine portraits in his studio.
(Vernon Lee Letters, ed. Irene Cooper Willis (privately printed, 1937) pp. 116-117; quoted in Olson, p. 100)