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1865
George Du Maurier (English (born in France), 1834–1896)


Dimensions

Block: 11.4 x 17.5 cm (4 1/2 x 6 7/8 in.); Sheet: 17 x 24.4 cm (6 11/16 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

55.1720

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving; India proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

l.r. in block: "DM"

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