"Watching their idol as he galloped away," Illustration to "Son Christopher" by Harriet Martineau from "Once a Week"

1863
John Everett Millais (English, 1829–1896), Cut by Joseph Swain (English, 1820–1909)


Dimensions

Block: 10.1 x 12.6 cm (4 x 4 15/16 in.); Sheet: 28.8 x 22.7 cm (11 5/16 x 8 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.3058

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving; India proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Two girls leaning on a gate

Inscription

l.l. in block: "SWAIN Sc"; l.r.: 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