"The Chase of the Siren," Illustration to the poem "The Chase of the Siren" by Walter Thornbury from "Once a Week"

1862
John Everett Millais (English, 1829–1896), Cut by Joseph Swain (English, 1820–1909)


Dimensions

Block: 11.3 x 9.4 cm (4 7/16 x 3 11/16 in.); Sheet: 29.4 x 22.5 cm (11 9/16 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

55.3213

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving; India proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Boy leading man with staff

Inscription

l.l.: artist's monogram; 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