"The white witness back - hairs the Lady Bettina," Illustration to "Mokeanna" in "Punch"

1863
George Du Maurier (English (born in France), 1834–1896), Cut by Joseph Swain (English, 1820–1909)


Dimensions

Block: 11.4 x 17.5 cm (4 1/2 x 6 7/8 in.) Sheet: 22.4 x 28.6 cm (8 13/16 x 11 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

55.1897

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

(Leprechaun pulling hair) Illustration for “Mokeanna,” in “Punch,” Feb. 28, 1863

Inscription

l.l. in block: "DM"

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