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"In Memoriam, Matthew James Lawless, Painter and Illustrator"

Matthew James Lawless (English, 1837–1864), Author Gleeson White (English)


Overall: 29 x 22.6 cm (11 7/16 x 8 7/8 in.)

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Unbound article on Matthew James Lawless, with wood engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings



Unbound article on Lawless by Gleeson White. 16 pp total. Includes wood engravings by Lawless.

(Includes reproductions of the following):
“The Meeting of St. Francis and St. Dominic”
“St. Philip Neri: Salute to the Students of the English College”
“St. Francis of Assisi before the Court of the Sultan Mendi”
“The Carmelite Community Before the Revolutionary Court”
“The Aged Mother Prioress Mounts the Scaffold”
“Kill the Wretches who are going to spread Popery”
“St. Francis of Assisi. The Homage of Dumb Creatures”


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