The Bower of Venus

1825
George Kellaway (English, active 1820–1826), After Richard Westall (English, 1765–1836)


Dimensions

Image: 11.1 x 14.2 cm (4 3/8 x 5 9/16 in.) Platemark: 19 x 24.3 cm (7 1/2 x 9 9/16 in.) Sheet: 30.2 x 43 cm (11 7/8 x 16 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

97.1205

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Printed inscription: London, Published Sept. 1, 1825, by W. J. White, Brownlow Street, Holborn.

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall (b. 1816 - d. 1896; Lugt 1309), New York; 1897, sold by Sewall to the MFA [see note 1]. (Accession Date: October 13, 2016)

NOTES: [1] Henry F. Sewall offered his collection to the MFA for purchase in 1888. That purchase was finalized and executed in 1897, one year after his death.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund