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"I went to the pond with him, (just like the sea,) To swim his three-decker, That's named after me," Illustration to unsigned poem "Prince Philibert," in "Good Words"

1864
John Everett Millais (English, 1829–1896), Cut by Joseph Swain (English, 1820–1909)


Dimensions

Block: 15.8 x 11 cm (6 1/4 x 4 5/16 in.); Sheet: 16.5 x 11.8 cm (6 1/2 x 4 5/8 in.); Mount: 36 x 26.5 cm (14 3/16 x 10 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.3245

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving; proof with notes in graphite pencil from artist to engraver

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Girl looking at boy with three-masted sailboat

Inscription

l.l.: "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