"The Broken Vow"

1862
Sir Edward John Poynter (English, 1836–1919), Cut by Joseph Swain (English, 1820–1909)


Dimensions

Block: 11.4 x 12.9 cm (4 1/2 x 5 1/16 in.); Sheet: 29.3 x 22.7 cm (11 9/16 x 8 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.2782

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving; proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Man greeting woman in bed

Inscription

Swain's signature and address on back in pencil; "18EJP62" engraved on bed sheet

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