Victor Hugo

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Victor Hugo
1802-1885
A View of Saint-Goar on the Rhine
Pencil and pen and brown ink on paper.
2 15/16 x 5 5/16 inches (75 x 134 mm.)
Purchased as a gift of Mrs. McCauley Conner and Catherine Mellon Conover.
Inscription: 

Signed at lower right, in pencil, "V.H."; inscribed at middle left, in pencil, "mry / du / (E)ben [cut off]".

Bibliography: 

Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Twentieth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1981-1983. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984, p. 124, 264-265.

Notes: 

Watermark: none visible through lining.
One of two frontispieces bound into Vols. I and II of Victor Hugo, "Le Rhin", Paris, 1842.

Associated names: 

Conner, McCauley, Mrs., donor.
Conover, Catherine Mellon, Mrs., donor.

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