"Every Excuse; Brigson (excited): 'Hullo! -There goes a-' [ups with his gun]. His Host (clutching his arm): 'Good Heavens! You're not going to shoot that Fox!' Brigson: 'My dear f'ller! Wh'-wh'-why not! This is the last day I shall have this season...

Charles Samuel Keene (English, 1823–1891)


Accession Number

55.2502

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving; mounted India proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

…and I-I feel if I could shoot my own Mother-in-law - if she rose!’,” Illustration to “Punch,” 1889, vol. 97, p.275

Inscription

"CK" lower rt.; artist's note to engraver in pencil

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