Pilla and the Harvard Student Exchanging Position in Respect to the Awe They Feel for Each Other

1883–1935
Oliver Herford (American, 1863–1935)


Dimensions

Sheet: 23.1 x 14.8 cm (9 1/8 x 5 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.3812

Medium or Technique

Graphite pencil on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

4 pencil drawings on one sheet, numbered:: 1, 2, 3, and 4 respectively
Miss Howells used to call herself Pilla when she was too little to pronounce her name.
Matted with 50.3813

Inscription

In pencil at bottom of sheet: a Fable for Pilla

Provenance

Mildred Howells, Boston, MA; gift to MFA, December 14, 1950.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mildred Howells