Breton Peasants

Randolph Caldecott (English, 1846–1886)


Dimensions

Block: 16.4 x 11.3 x 2.4 cm (6 7/16 x 4 7/16 x 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.4050

Medium or Technique

Graphite, black ink, opaque white watercolor on uncut woodblock

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Printmaking

intended for “Breton Folk”

Inscription

Partial labels on verso of block read: "Breton Peasants / Randolph Caldecott / Harold Hartley / The Fine Arts Society (Limited) / 148 New Bond Street, London"

Markings

39
31

Provenance

Harold T. Hartley (1851-1943, London); to his son Sir Harold Hartley (1878-1972, London); from whom purchased by MFA April 14,1955.

Credit Line

John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund