About This Artwork

Charles Edmund Brock
English, 1870-1938

"'The unwelcome hints of Mr. Shepherd, his Agent,' Chapter I" frontispiece for Jane Austen's Persuasion, 1898

Pen and black ink with brush and watercolor, on ivory wove card
298 x 222 mm
Signed lower right, in pen and black ink: "C.E.Brock . 1898"; inscribed, lower center: "'The unwelcome hints of Mr. Shepherd, his agent' / Chapter I"; further ink and graphite inscriptions in margins

Gift of James Deering, 1927.1623

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Publication History

Jane Austen, edited by Gerald Brimley Johnson, Persuasion, in Jane Austen's Novels, Volume X, (London: Dent, 1898), p. 8 (ill).

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