"The Corcoran Cock-fight; Benin: 'Ha! Whichever wins, I see my way to a dinner!'"

1894
John Tenniel (English, 1820–1914), Cut by Joseph Swain (English, 1820–1909)


Dimensions

Block: 20.5 x 15.7 cm (8 1/16 x 6 3/16 in.); Sheet: 29.7 x 23.5 cm (11 11/16 x 9 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

55.3348

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving; proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

A cockfight with Bear

Inscription

l.l.: "Swain Sc"; l.r.: artist's monogram; l.l. margin: artist's signature (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