"The Parable of the Unmerciful Servant," Illustration to "Parables of our Lord"

1863
Cut by Dalziel Brothers (English, active 1839–93)


Dimensions

Block: 14 x 10.8 cm (5 1/2 x 4 1/4 in.); Sheet: 21.8 x 17.9 cm (8 9/16 x 7 1/16 in.); Mount: 35.5 x 25.4 cm (14 x 10 in.)

Accession Number

55.1450

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving, India proof touched with opaque white watercolor, with notes in margin in graphite pencil from artist to engraver

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

l.l.: artist's monogram; In graphite pencil in margins, copious notes by Millais, including "top of head lighter a good deal...Dear D - I am working...J.E.M."

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