School of Art
Victorian Periodical Wood Engravings / PL8
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 dress, holding closed fan, looks at a man, who is side on, to her left. Middleground; behind the man, a large unfinished painting on an easel. Background; to the left, a panelled window looks out to a crescent moon and to the right a tapestry / painting covers the wall. Detailed tonal wood engraving through line work and cross hatching