Gustave Doré

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Gustave Doré
1832-1883
Sancho Asleep on His Ass and Rozinante
Pen and brown ink on laid paper.
3 1/4 x 3 3/4 inches (83 x 96 mm)
Gift of Norman H. Strouse.
1974.21:2
Provenance: 
Norman H. Strouse, Saint Helena, Calif.
Bibliography: 

Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Seventeenth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1972-1974. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1976, p. 160.

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Watermark: fragment at upper left.
This sheet belongs to a group of eleven drawings that Doré made for "The History of Don Quixote", London, Cassell, Petter, and Galpin (1864-1967), which were engraved by Héliodore Joseph Pisan. It illustrates a passage from chapter 12 of Volume I.

Associated names: 

Strouse, Norman H., former owner.
Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616. Don Quixote.

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