"Punch's Seven Ages"

1896
John Tenniel (English, 1820–1914), Cut by Joseph Swain (English, 1820–1909)


Dimensions

Block: 22.1 x 40.5 cm (8 11/16 x 15 15/16 in.); Sheet: 29.2 x 45.7 cm (11 1/2 x 18 in.)

Accession Number

55.3615

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving; proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

“Punch”; babyhood to senility

Inscription

l.l.: artist's monogram; l.r.: "Swain Sc"; artist's notes to engraver 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