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"The Parable of the Pearl of Great Price," Illustration to "The Parables of Our Lord"

Inscription

l.r. artist's monogram; l.b.: "DALZIEL"; upper margin in graphite pencil: "John Everett Millais, Bart.: P.R.A., Touched proof / J.E.M."

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

1864

Dimensions

Block: 14 x 10.8 cm (5 1/2 x 4 1/4 in.); Sheet: 20.7 x 17 cm (8 1/8 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.3178

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving; burnished India proof touched by artist with opeque white watercolor

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