- Museum number
- Object: The Messenger
Nude winged male figure, whole-length in profile to right, stepping before a threshold and shielding the flame of a long torch with his right hand; white bird flying alongside his left leg; rising or setting sun, seen through the open doorway, at centre; published in 'The Century Guild Hobby Horse' (1893). 1894
Lithograph on tan paper
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Height: 234 millimetres (trimmed)
Width: 170 millimetres (trimmed)
- Curator's comments
- Rickett records that although executed for 'The Century Guild Hobby Horse' the work 'suffered greatly in the printing owing to the unsuccessful use of an experimental ground'.
See 1913,0528.119 for an impression on white paper.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Prints and Drawings
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