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"The Sower," Illustration to "Parables of Our Lord"

Inscription

u.l. margin in graphite pencil: "Sir John Everett Millais, Bart. P.R.A."; l.r. margin in pencil: "Hand-press India-Proof / Gilbert Dalziel"

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

1863

Dimensions

Block: 14 x 10.8 cm (5 1/2 x 4 1/4 in.); Sheet: 19.2 x 16.2 cm (7 9/16 x 6 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

55.3197

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving; India proof

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