"Enter Bismarck: 'I speak of peace...'" Study for Illustration to "Punch"

1888
John Tenniel (English, 1820–1914)


Dimensions

Sheet: 23 x 17.6 cm (9 1/16 x 6 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.3277

Medium or Technique

Graphite pencil on paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Bismarck in full regalia with scroll; “ARMY, 700,000 more men”

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