School of Art
Victorian Periodical Wood Engravings / PL6
Publication Title: Cornhill Vol.31
1875 (year of production)
Wood engraving mounted on grey card
110 x 165 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. Foreground; woman in long dress, side on, looks at a man to her right with despair? Middleground; to the left two other men observe the couple and to the right is a large artists easel and palette. Background; to the left of the two men a cupboard, behind them two artworks and behind the couple a bay window with window seat. Detailed tonal wood engraving through line work and cross hatching.