"Punch's Walpurgis Night"

1898
John Tenniel (English, 1820–1914), Cut by Joseph Swain (English, 1820–1909)


Dimensions

Block: 22.7 x 42 cm (8 15/16 x 16 9/16 in.); Sheet: 28.8 x 45.4 cm (11 5/16 x 17 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

55.3616

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving; proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Demos is king flag; Punch and fool on rocks, right

Inscription

l.l.: artist's monogram; l.r.: "Swain Sc"; l.l. margin in graphite pencil: "Sir J. Tenniel"

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