"Bois de Boulogne - For Cavaliers Only!" and "Master Cock Robin: 'I tell you what Uncle Charles - if you are at all nervous about Garotters - I'll walk home with you'" Illustration to "Punch Almanack"

1863
John Leech (English, 1817–1864), Cut by Joseph Swain (English, 1820–1909)


Dimensions

Sheet: 28.5 x 17.6 cm (11 1/4 x 6 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.3071

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving; proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Two proofs on same sheet “Bois de Boulogne” is upper proof with description “Two bearded men on horseback” “Master Cock Robin” is lower proof with description “Boy regarding large man in hat, cloak, gloves, etc.”

Inscription

l.l.: "JL"

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