recto in graphite pencil: "The :ast of England / Artist's Proof / After F. Madox Brown"; verso in graphite pencil: "Ford Madox Brown's own copy of engraving which hung in his studio. Bought at his sale."
Harold Hartley, England (1851-1943): to Sir Harold Hartley, London, England (1878-1972); from whom purchased by MFA April 14,1955.
John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund
Image (oval): 23.3 x 21.5 cm (9 3/16 x 8 7/16 in.); Sheet: 46.3 x 37.5 cm (18 1/4 x 14 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Engraving after a painting, artist's proof