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Bibliography: "The Artist's Dream" by Schreiner, Olive
- "The Artist's Dream"
- Schreiner, Olive
- Note Source
- Courier 12/11/1897
- Note Relating to Cather
- "Olive Schreiner once wrote a story of an artist who painted pictures in a wonderful red color that none of his fellow painters could imitate. They sought the world over for a color like that and never found it. He worked on, growing paler day by day, never revealing his secret. But after he was dead, when his fellows went to put his grave clothes on his, they found an old wound over his heart with open and calloused edges. Then they knew where he got his color."