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Warrior and the Amazons

1883–1935
Oliver Herford (American, 1863–1935), Mildred Howells (American, born in 1872)


Dimensions

Sheet: 25.4 x 20.3 cm (10 x 8 in.)

Accession Number

50.3830

Medium or Technique

Graphite pencil on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

In pencil at bottom of sheet "A warior with glittering sword / Went to fight with the Amazon horde / But their mode of advance / Was a serpentine dance / Which struck him as very untoward " "Picture O. Herford and M. Howells verse M. Howells"

Provenance

Mildred Howells, Boston, MA; gift to MFA, December 14, 1950.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mildred Howells