"'The Mask of Momus,' a New Year's Revel"

1888
John Tenniel (English, 1820–1914), Cut by Joseph Swain (English, 1820–1909)


Dimensions

Block: 20.9 x 37.9 cm (8 1/4 x 14 15/16 in.); Sheet: 31.3 x 42 cm (12 5/16 x 16 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.3630

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Morris dancers

Inscription

l.l.: "Swain Sc"; l.r.: artist's monogram with "1888"; l.r. margin in pencil: "Sir J. 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