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"Reaping," a poem by Robert Buchanan; Illustration to "Wayside Posies"

1867


Accession Number

55.3559

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving; burnished India proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Signed in pencil lower left "JW North ART"; Note by artist in pencil "Mowing (not reaping) oats in early morning oats are frequently cut while wet with dew. Mowing is cutting by the scythe, reaping is cutting by the sick or reaping hook. Drawn line by line with a brush. - JWN 1914"

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