John Tenniel

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John Tenniel
1820-1914
Alice and the Caterpillar Smoking His Pipe
1860s
Graphite, pen and brown ink, on wove paper.
4 1/2 x 3 3/16 inches (115 x 80 mm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Gale.
1982.11:3
Inscription: 

Signed with the artist's monogram at lower left, in graphite, "JT" (interlaced).

Provenance: 
Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Gale, Chestertown, Md.
Bibliography: 

Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Twentieth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1981-1983. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984, p. 303.

Notes: 

One of three preparatory illustrations for the Clarendon Press first edition of Lewis Carroll's "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland", London, 1865. Chapter V ("Advice from a Caterpillar"), 59.

Associated names: 

Gale, Benjamin, former owner.
Gale, Benjamin, Mrs., former owner.
Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898. Alice's adventures in Wonderland.

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