"Alternate leaf and acorn ball in wreath about her hair," Illustration to "The Talking Oak" in "Poems by Alfred Tennyson"
Sheet (a): 15.9 x 12cm (6 1/4 x 4 3/4in.); Sheet (b): 6 x 8.5cm (2 3/8 x 3 3/8in.)
Medium or Technique
Wood engraving, India proof, touched with white with artist's notes, and also wood engraving, partial proof
Not On View
(Women dressing the bride)
a: India proof, touched with white
b: partial proof (upper part of image)
a: In graphite, various notes by Millais, including: "Compare this with another proof / Wherever you see white paint, make the lines more delicate."
Harold T. Hartley (1851-1943, London); to his son Sir Harold Hartley (1878-1972, London); from whom purchased by MFA April 14, 1955.
John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund