School of Art
Victorian Periodical Wood Engravings / PL4
Publication Title: Cornhill Vol.31
1875 (year of production)
Wood engraving mounted on grey card
160 x 110 mm.
Purchase: Puttick and Simpson Auctioneers, Leicester Square, London 1924
Illustration for Lady Anne Ritchie's (nee Thackeray, 1837-1919) novel of the same title.
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Illustration, of interior scene, for Lady Anne Ritchie's (nee Thackeray, 1837-1919) novel of the same title. Woman in long dress, side on facing right, at the left of the image, fan in right hand, greets man as he bows down to her. He holds hat in right hand and flowers in his left. Two other figures behind the man, and one other man who watches the woman from behind. In the background to the left there is a large window. Detailed tonal wood engraving through line work and cross hatching.