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Illustration to "Harold the Hunter"

Cut by Dalziel Brothers (English, active 1839–93)


Dimensions

Block: 12.3 x 10 cm (4 13/16 x 3 15/16 in.) Sheet: 22.7 x 19.5 cm (8 15/16 x 7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.2091

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving, proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Woman in background being led by fairies to youth asleep in foreground. Fairies dragging arrows, spear, etc. of youth away with them. Illustration to “Harold the Hunter”

Inscription

l.r. in block: "DALZIEL SC"; l.r. margin in graphite pencil: "Harold the Hunter"

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