- " Pinkie Pell was a well- known music- hall artiste, my dear sir, once a great favourite, who came down in the world, and had to sell her valuables," replied the American. - "The Rayner-Slade Amalgamation", J. S. Fletcher.
- Did not the heir to one of the loftiest houses in the peerage of England, and who was also a first- rate amateur in painting, inscribe on his studio when in Italy, "- artiste"? - "The Parisians, Book 11.", Edward Bulwer-Lytton.
- Well, if it does- I ask you, can she then continue her life as an artiste? - "The Splendid Folly", Margaret Pedler.