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By Brian Busby

A Gentleman of delight not just spans Glassco's existence yet delves into his historical past as a member of a as soon as sought after and robust Montreal family members. as well as Glassco's available paintings, Brian Busby attracts on pseudonymous writings released as a McGill pupil in addition to unpublished and formerly unknown poems, letters, and magazine entries to element a colourful lifestyles whereas pulling again the curtain on Glassco's sexuality and unconventional tastes.

In a full of life account of a guy given to deception, who took savor hoaxes, Busby manages to confirm a number of the frequently unreliable statements Glassco made approximately his lifestyles and paintings. A Gentleman of delight is a striking biography that captures the knowable fact a few fascinatingly advanced and secretive man.

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