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"A Plate of Heads" by Horace Mayhew, Illustration to "Gavarni in London"

1849
Paul Gavarni (Hippolyte Guillaume Sulpice Chevalier) (French, 1804–1866), Cut by Henry Vizitelly (English, 1820–1894)


Dimensions

Block: 14.4 x 10.8 cm (5 11/16 x 4 1/4 in.); Sheet: 19.7 x 15.3 cm (7 3/4 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

55.2077

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving; India proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

"H. VIZETELLY SC" lower center.

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