"This is nothing new, and it's not about a tiger suit," Bragdon said.
"Raising funds as a challenger is a difficult thing," Bragdon said.
But Mr. Bragdon, being both a mathematician and a poet, does not stop at three-dimensional existence.
So, all told, they were able to start rather to the windward, as Bragdon put it.
It proved that Bragdon had never really given up the idea of painting.
Bragdon could not appreciate the full irony of the situation.
Thus far, even by his own account, Bragdon was not much of an artist.
Bragdon found at the bankers in Paris an answer to his appeal for funds.
Mr. Bragdon approvingly quotes Goethe's expression "frozen music," applied to Gothic architecture.
Bragdon preferred, anyway, to do his work outside and shared a studio with a friend.