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"A Moment of Suspense," Illustration to "Pictures of Society Grave and Gay"

1866
John Everett Millais (English, 1829–1896), Cut by Joseph Swain (English, 1820–1909)


Dimensions

Block: 18.5 x 11.2 cm (7 5/16 x 4 7/16 in.); Sheet: 29.5 x 21.6 cm (11 5/8 x 8 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

55.3521

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving; India proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

l.l.: "Swain Sc"; l.r.: artist's monogram

Signed

Signed

Provenance

Harold Hartley, England (1851-1943); to Sir Harold Hartley, London, England (1878-1972); from whom purchased by MFA April 14,1955.

Credit Line

John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund