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"The Lady of Shalott," an illustration for the Moxon Tennyson

1857


Dimensions

Block: 9.3 x 8 cm (3 11/16 x 3 1/8 in.) Sheet: 24.8 x 19.4 cm (9 3/4 x 7 5/8 in.) Mount: 46.7 x 36.5 cm (18 3/8 x 14 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

55.2041

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving, proof, on India paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Proof print for Alfred Tennyson, Poems (London: E. Moxon, 1857, p. 64)

Inscription

l.l. in block: WHH (monogram); l.r. in block: "J. Thompson"; on mount in hand of Gilbert Dalziel, lower margin in black ink: "William Holma Hunt. / "The Lady of Shalott" / Moxon Tennyson p. 64 1857 / Engraved by Dalziel Bros."

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