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"By Order of the King." Illustration to a novel by Victor Hugo.

Sir Luke Fildes (English, 1844–1927), Cut by Joseph Swain (English, 1820–1909)


Dimensions

Block: 10.3 x 15.7 cm (4 1/16 x 6 3/16 in.); Sheet: 20.1 x 23.8 cm (7 15/16 x 9 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

55.1969

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving; India proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

l.l.: "SWAIN SC"; l.r.: "S.L.F."; l.l. margin in graphite pencil: "LFildes RA"

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