"Aladdin, in despair, contemplates suicide," Illustration to "Dalziel's Illustrated Arabian Nights," London: Ward, Lock and Co., 1863, p.637

Arthur Boyd Houghton (English, 1836–1875)


Accession Number

55.2357

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving; burnished India proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Oriental man with pigtail, hand over eyes, standing limply on high precipice.

Inscription

"Dalziel" RB corner; "Aloughton" LB corner. Margin signed - Gilbert Dalziel.

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