The works of art, by being publicly exhibited and offered for sale, are becoming articles of trade, following as such the unreasoning laws of markets and fashion; and public and even private patronage is swayed by their tyrannical influence.
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Prince Albert, Consort. "At the Dinner of the Royal Academy." 3 May 1851. Speech.
Prince Albert, Consort. "At the Dinner of the Royal Academy, 3 May 1851." The Principle Speeches and Addresses of His Royal Highness The Prince Consort. John Murray, Albemarle Street, 1862.