"In the Air," Illustration to "Punch"

1890
John Tenniel (English, 1820–1914), Cut by Joseph Swain (English, 1820–1909)


Dimensions

Block: 33.5 x 19 cm (13 3/16 x 7 1/2 in.); Sheet: 41 x 30.1 cm (16 1/8 x 11 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

55.3575

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving; proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

An eagle and serpent in fight (socialism).

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