Parables of Our Lord

Henry Noel Humphreys (English, 1810–1879), Published by Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, and Roberts (English, 19th century)


Overall: 16.6 x 12.3 x 2.8 cm (6 9/16 x 4 13/16 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with color lithographs

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(London: Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, and Roberts, 1846); 30+2 pages, illustrated with color lithographs; publisher’s molded papier-mâché cover, leather spine


September 1852, presented to M. L. [?] Oliver by G. L. O. [presumably Oliver]; 1873, possessed by Thomas W. Oliver; about 2011, acquired from an unnamed antique dealer Sherborne, Dorset, England, by Steven Ferdinando (Queen Camel, near Yeovil, Somerset, England); 2013, sold by Mr. Ferdinando to the MFA (Accession Date, May 29, 2013).

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund