Preparatory drawing for Illustration to "Hobson's Choice" by Button Cook, in "Once a Week"

1866
Paul Gray (English, 1842–1866), Cut by Joseph Swain (English, 1820–1909)


Dimensions

Sheet: 15.9 x 9.4 cm (6 1/4 x 3 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.2248

Medium or Technique

Graphite pencil on paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Woman in white at piano; man and woman standing watching her play; seated bearded man looking at her. Illustration to “Hobson’s Choice” by Button Cook, in “Once a Week,” Sept. 1866, p.225

Signed

no

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