Boy and Policeman

Arthur Hughes (English, 1832–1915)


Dimensions

Image: 8.4 x 5.9 cm (3 5/16 x 2 5/16 in.) Sheet: 8.7 x 6.2 cm (3 7/16 x 2 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

58.751

Medium or Technique

Pen and black ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

One of five illustrations for Tom Brown’s School Days or At the back of the North Wind p 203 “The lost policemen he questioned looked down upon him from the summit of six feet two inches, and replied with another question, but kindly.”

Inscription

LL in ink monogram: AH

Provenance

Coll.:Henry Scipio Reitlinger (1882-1950, London, Lugt suppl. 2274a); P & D Colnaghi, London; from whom acquired September 18, 1958 with Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund