School of Art
Victorian Periodical Wood Engravings / PL7
Publication Title: Cornhill Vol.31
1875 (year of production)
Wood engraving mounted on grey card
165 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. Foreground; woman in long black dress, holding artists palette in left hand, three quarter side on, looks towards, right hand to forehead, a painting on an easel to the left of the image. In the background at the back of the room a man enters through an ornately carved arched doorway, he also holds a painters palette. The room/gallery has gilt framed paintings hung on the walls. Detailed tonal wood engraving through line work and cross hatching.