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"She opened a gate within where was a haystack under this she sat down"

Inscription

"H. Paterson" lower left; "SWAIN Sc" lower rt.; Artist's note in ink lower rt. of mat: "George Eliot praised this to me, to my great joy H.A."

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

1874

Dimensions

Block: 10.5 x 16.1 cm (4 1/8 x 6 5/16 in.); Sheet: 21 x 27.7 cm (8 1/4 x 10 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

55.3388

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving; India proof

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