"Violet," Illustration to the poem "Violet" by Anthony J. Mumby from "Once a Week"

1860
John Everett Millais (English, 1829–1896), Cut by Joseph Swain (English, 1820–1909)


Dimensions

Block: 10 x 8.3 cm (3 15/16 x 3 1/4 in.); Sheet: 29 x 22.7 cm (11 7/16 x 8 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.3206

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving; India proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Girl by tree

Inscription

l.l.: "SWAIN"; l.r.: artist's mongram

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