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"The Mother of Invention. Mrs. Fred doesn't care how long she sits for her 'dear Fred' so long as her 'Darling Freddy' is in some safe place where he can't get into mischief," Illustration to "Punch"

1866
George Du Maurier (English (born in France), 1834–1896)


Dimensions

Block: 11.4 x 17.3 cm (4 1/2 x 6 13/16 in.); Sheet: 16.1 x 22.4 cm (6 5/16 x 8 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.1725

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving; proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

DM lower left.

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