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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


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


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).


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