Illustration to "Son Christopher" by Harriet Martineau in "Once a Week"

1863
John Everett Millais (English, 1829–1896), Cut by Joseph Swain (English, 1820–1909)


Dimensions

Block: 10.2 x 12.8 cm (4 x 5 1/16 in.); Sheet: 27.4 x 22.5 cm (10 13/16 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

55.3037

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving; India proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Child on stool reading; woman at right; men in background

Inscription

l.l. in block: artist's monogram; l.r. in block: "SWAIN Sc"; lower left; in graphite pencil lower left margin: "Sir JE Millais"

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