"Dropping the Pilot"

1890
John Tenniel (English, 1820–1914), Cut by Joseph Swain (English, 1820–1909)


Dimensions

Block: 34.4 x 20 cm (13 9/16 x 7 7/8 in.); Sheet: 43.4 x 31 cm (17 1/16 x 12 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.3632

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving; India proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Bismarck’s resignation

Inscription

l.l.: artist's monogram; l.r.: "Swain Sc"

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