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"Gladiators Preparing for the Arena"

1867
John Tenniel (English, 1820–1914), Cut by Joseph Swain (English, 1820–1909)


Dimensions

Block: 20.5 x 35.6 cm (8 1/16 x 14 in.); Sheet: 29.8 x 43.7 cm (11 3/4 x 17 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.3347

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving; proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Political gladiators exercising

Inscription

l.l.: 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