"The Pythagorean"

1860
John Tenniel (English, 1820–1914), Cut by Joseph Swain (English, 1820–1909)


Dimensions

Block: 11.3 x 9.9 cm (4 7/16 x 3 7/8 in.); Sheet: 16.2 x 13.7 cm (6 3/8 x 5 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

55.3609

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Girl and young man chained together; water dripping from wall

Inscription

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

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