Gustave Doré

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Gustave Doré
1832-1883
Don Quixote Charging Through Rain
Pen and brown ink on paper.
4 1/2 x 7 1/16 inches (114 x 180 mm)
Gift of Norman H. Strouse.
1974.21:3
Inscription: 

Embossed stamp in form of cockleshell lettered "Extra Superfin[e] Satin" at upper left.

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.

Notes: 

Watermark: none.
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 20 of Volume I.

Associated names: 

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

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