The Giant Stride

1918
Artist John Edgar Platt (English, 1886–1967)


Dimensions

Image: 16.9 x 41.4 cm (6 5/8 x 16 5/16 in.) Sheet: 19.1 x 43.5cm (7 1/2 x 17 1/8in.)

Accession Number

2000.931

Medium or Technique

Color woodcut. Printed in eight colors

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Hilary Chapman, The Colour Woodcuts of John Edgar Platt, 1999, cat.4; Garton and Co., British Printmakers 1855-1955, 1992, fig.382

Inscription

Inscribed in pencil, l.l.: No.59 The Giant Stride; l.r.: John Platt

Provenance

Artist's estate; Catherine E. Burns Fine Prints (Oakland, CA); from whom purchased by the MFA, September 20, 2000.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Hope and Charles Hare

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.