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"Danae in the Brazen Chamber," Illustration for "Once a Week" 1860. Published in "Hobby Horse" 1888 No.12, page 147

about 1888
Frederick Sandys (English, 1829–1904), Cut by Joseph Swain (English, 1820–1909)


Dimensions

Block: 17.8 x 11.5 cm (7 x 4 1/2 in.); Sheet: 25.1 x 20.5 cm (9 7/8 x 8 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.2944

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving; proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

l.r. in block: "Swain SC"; l.l. on sheet in graphite pencil: "F. Sandys"; verso in graphite pencil: "Fred. Sandys / Danae in the Brazrn Chamber / for "Once a Week" 1860 (unpublished) / Bad print--see the good proof / first pub. in "The Hobby Horse" XII p. 147, 1888"

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