Artists: Frederic, Lord Leighton, De Cost Smith, Francis Day, after.
Engraver: Henry Wolf.
Title[s]: 1. The return of Persephone after Leighton. 2. Pocahontas and Captain John Smith after De Cost Smith. 3. [Boy's kindness] after Francis Day.
Signed, Numbered, Titled, and Dated in plate: HW, DeCost Smith,
Dimensions: Sheet 6 1/4" x 7 3/4".
Date: late 19th to early 20th century.
Materials and Techniques: Three wood engravings on one sheet of japan paper. Trial proofs.
Mat and Frame: pasted to the backing sheet at the top corners.
Provenance: The Estate of George "Yorgo" Demetrakopoulos; professor, assistant director of the Medieval Institute, and assistant to the dean at Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan, from 1965-2000.
Condition: Two glue residue areas in the upper corners. The signs of aging are appropriate for the time. A detailed condition report is available on demand.
Museums and Libraries: Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
Art Movements, Periods & Schools: American School XIX C.
Note: This entry incorporates text from Wikipedia and the catalog entry of the same item from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco collection.
- The term trial proof refers to a print pulled during an edition's printing process and altered through changes to color and/or composition. All trial proofs are unique prints because of the transformations made during printing.