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Print - Portrait head of Michaelangelo
  • Portrait head of Michaelangelo
    Percy John Delf Smith, born 1882 - died 1948
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Portrait head of Michaelangelo

  • Object:

    Print

  • Date:

    ca.1940 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Percy John Delf Smith, born 1882 - died 1948 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wood-engraving

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs. E. Marion Delf Smith, widow of the Artist

  • Museum number:

    E.94-1968

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 190

Physical description

Wood-engraving, signed in pencil 'Percy Delf Smith', and inside the card 'P.J.S.'

Date

ca.1940 (made)

Artist/maker

Percy John Delf Smith, born 1882 - died 1948 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Wood-engraving

Marks and inscriptions

'Percy Smith'
Signed in pencil

'P.J.S.'
and, inside the card

Dimensions

Height: 17.5 cm Size of sheet, Width: 26.1 cm Size of sheet, Width: 26.1 cm Size of sheet, Height: 17.5 cm Folded, Width: 13 cm Folded

Descriptive line

Portrait head of Michaelangelo. Christmas 1940. One of a set of eight festive cards sent by Percy John Delf Smith, R.D.I. (1882-1948), and his wife, at various dates between 1930 and 1947. Wood-engraving, ca.1940.

Techniques

Wood-engraving

Subjects depicted

Christmas; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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