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"Oh, Phineas, surely a thousand a year will be very nice" Illustration to "Phineas Finn" by Anthony Trollope from "St. Paul's"

1869
John Everett Millais (English, 1829–1896), Cut by Joseph Swain (English, 1820–1909)


Dimensions

Block: 15.7 x 10.3 cm (6 3/16 x 4 1/16 in.); Sheet: 28.1 x 22.2 cm (11 1/16 x 8 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

55.3124

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving; India proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

l.r.: artist's monogram; l.l.: "SWAIN Sc"; l.l. margin: "JE Millais" signed in graphite pencil

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