"Lighting the Lamps, Eve of the Sabbath"

1862
Simeon Solomon (English, 1840–1905)


Dimensions

Sheet: 9.5 x 12.3 cm (3 3/4 x 4 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.3079

Medium or Technique

Pen and ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Woman lighting candles on chandelier; table with wine and chalice; two children reading from book; rabei in chair, young boy at his knee

Inscription

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