School of Art
Victorian Periodical Wood Engravings / PL9
Publication Title: Cornhill Vol.31
1875 (year of production)
Wood engraving mounted on grey card
150 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 outdoor scene, for Lady Anne Ritchie's (nee Thackeray, 1837-1919) novel of the same title. Foreground; kneeling man, side on, pulls at the skirt of a woman in long dress and hat. Surrounding the figures in the garden are trees, foliage, and bushes. Background; large house / mansion with figures seen through the windows. Detailed tonal wood engraving through line work and cross hatching.