"Every Excuse; Brigson (excited): 'Hullo! -There goes a-' [ups with his gun]. His Host (clutching his arm): 'Good Heavens! You're not going to shoot that Fox!' Brigson: 'My dear f'ller! Wh'-wh'-why not! This is the last day I shall have this season...
Charles Samuel Keene (English, 1823–1891)
Medium or Technique
Wood engraving; mounted India proof
Not On View
…and I-I feel if I could shoot my own Mother-in-law - if she rose!’,” Illustration to “Punch,” 1889, vol. 97, p.275
"CK" lower rt.; artist's note to engraver in pencil
Harold Hartley, England (1851-1943): to Sir Harold Hartley, London, England (1878-1972); from whom purchased by MFA April 14,1955.
John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund