"La Fille Bien Gardee," Illustration to "The Intercepted Letter," poem by S.B. in "Once A Week"

1859
John Everett Millais (English, 1829–1896), Cut by Joseph Swain (English, 1820–1909)


Dimensions

Block: 10.1 x 8.4 cm (4 x 3 5/16 in.); Sheet: 15 x 13.1 cm (5 7/8 x 5 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.3274

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving; proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Girl seated in chair dog at her feet

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