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The Merchant of Venice: Bassanio, Antonio, Shylock

Inscription

l.l.: SWAIN Sc; l.r.: artist's monogram

Signed

Signed

Provenance

Harold Hartley, England (1851-1943): to Sir Harold Hartley, London, England (1878-1972); from whom purchased by MFA April 14,1955.

Credit Line

John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund

1876

Dimensions

Block: 16.5 x 12 cm (6 1/2 x 4 3/4 in.); Sheet: 22.5 x 16.9 cm (8 7/8 x 6 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

55.3585

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving; India proof with cut-out corrections

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