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"Danae in the Brazen Chamber," Illustration for "Once a Week" 1860. First published: "Hobby Horse" No. XII 1888 page 147

Frederick Sandys (English, 1832–1904), Cut by Joseph Swain (English, 1820–1909)


Dimensions

Block: 17.8 x 11.5 cm (7 x 4 1/2 in.); Sheet: 18.6 x 12.4 cm (7 5/16 x 4 7/8 in.); Mount: 20.4 x 15.2 cm (8 1/16 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

55.2945

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving; proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

l.r. in block: "Swain Sc"; l.l. on mount in graphite pencil: "F. Sandys"' verso in graphite pencil: title and "ex coll Mrs. Sandys"

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