"The word she spoke so soft and low a bird hath ta'en to Dandelot," Illustration to "The Bridal of Dandelot," by Dora Greenwell from "Good Words"

1864
John Everett Millais (English, 1829–1896), Cut by Joseph Swain (English, 1820–1909)


Dimensions

Block: 15.7 x 11.4 cm (6 3/16 x 4 1/2 in.); Sheet: 17.1 x 12.7 cm (6 3/4 x 5 in.); Mount: 19 x 14 cm (7 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

55.3235

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving; India proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Woman at open window with bird in hand

Inscription

l.r.: "Swain Sc"

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