"The Beach," Illustration to "Punch"

1862
John Leech (English, 1817–1864), Cut by Joseph Swain (English, 1820–1909)


Dimensions

Block: 20.7 x 35.8 cm (8 1/8 x 14 1/8 in.); Sheet: 23.2 x 38.4 cm (9 1/8 x 15 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

55.2749

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving; proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Man with guitar; girls with long straggling hair; on beach

Inscription

l.l.: "JL"; l.r.: "Swain Sc"

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