Illustration to "The Expiration of Charles V" a poem by R. Reece, Jr. from "Once a Week"

1864
George John Pinwell (English, 1842–1875), Cut by Joseph Swain (English, 1820–1909)


Dimensions

Block: 15.8 x 11.4 cm (6 1/4 x 4 1/2 in.); Sheet: 27.7 x 22.3 cm (10 7/8 x 8 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

55.3773

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving; India proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Man sitting dejectedly, back to window; crucifix on wall behind him

Inscription

l.r.: "SWAIN SC" and artist's monogram

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