Illustration to "The Mating," poem by G.M. in "Once a Week"

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


Dimensions

Block: 9.2 x 8.3 cm (3 5/8 x 3 1/4 in.); Sheet: 29.1 x 22.7 cm (11 7/16 x 8 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.3269

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving; India proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Girl with baby passes man with bundle over shoulder

Inscription

l.l.: "SWAIN SC"; l.r.: 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