- Museum number
- Object: Behemoth
Fantastic scene with a rhinoceros charging through flames with birds and a chimney. 1892
- Production date
Height: 305 millimetres (Printed area)
Height: 359 millimetres (Sheet measurement)
Width: 219 millimetres (Printed area)
Width: 287 millimetres (Sheet measurement)
- Curator's comments
- For another impression of this print in The British Museum's collection see: 1924, 0209.139.
See Elizabeth Harvey-Lee's catalogue 'Lasting Impressions' (1993) No: 22:
"Wood engraving c. 1892. Signed with the monogram in the block. As issued for The Dial, 1892. On cream laid paper. The central join in the block just 'printing'."
For further commentary, see: John Christian (ed), Barbican Art Gallery, 1989, No. 335.
- Not on display
- Skinned board on verso, otherwise good condition. NCN.
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- John Christian purchased this print from Elizabeth Harvey-Lee, he retained the invoice no 980, dated 06.05.93 which provides the following information:
Behemoth, wood engraving c.1892. As issued in 'The Dial'
Acquired by The British Museum in a card mount annotated:
- Prints and Drawings
- Registration number