Illustration to "A Wife," in "Once a Week"

1860
John Everett Millais (English, 1829–1896), Cut by Joseph Swain (English, 1820–1909)


Dimensions

Block: 7.7 x 12.3 cm (3 1/16 x 4 13/16 in.); Sheet: 11.3 x 15.7 cm (4 7/16 x 6 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.3207

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving; proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Woman weeping over desk

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