From the Bart Auerbach Collection. One page, small 8vo, in ink on his personal postcard with his printed address. Item #409495
Apparently Bristow has written to Shaw seeking his advice about a career as an artist. Shaw responds: "You had better take your drawing seriously and make it your profession. Until you have done so and made yourself a master of it nobody will take the smallest interest in it or in you; and your assumption to the contrary will only make you appear a young
of this size or thereabouts ["FOOL" actually takes up a third of the page!]. Get to work and don't be an idiot." (BA).