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"The Three Statues of Aegina. Plato has called him, he is gone" a poem by Walter Thornbury from "Once a Week," 1861, vol. V, p. 491

1861
Frederick Sandys (English, 1832–1904), Cut by Joseph Swain (English, 1820–1909)


Dimensions

Block: 13 x 8.6 cm (5 1/8 x 3 3/8 in.); Sheet (uneven): 18 x 12.7 cm (7 1/16 x 5 in.)

Accession Number

55.2992

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving, proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

l.l. in block: "SWAIN"; u.l. in block: 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