"Bain De Mer -The Titwillows take a 'Bang dy Fameel' or Family Bath," Illustration for "Punch"

1866
George Du Maurier (English (born in France), 1834–1896)


Dimensions

Block: 11.3 x 17.3 cm (4 7/16 x 6 13/16 in.) Sheet: 13.9 x 20.1 cm (5 1/2 x 7 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.1688

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Punch, Sept. 22, 1866, vol. 51, p.122; Caption to illustration: “Bain De Mer -The Titwillows take a ‘Bang dy Fameel’ or Family Bath. They meet some Table d’ Hote acquaintances, consisting of au ‘ancient colonel of Cavalry in retreat’, and his wife and daughter, who offer to teach them the prinicples of matation. Mrs. T. dosen’t like it at all.”

Inscription

l.r. in block: "DM"; u.r. in pencil: "47"

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