Sancho Asleep with His Ass, Dreaming of a Crown
Pen and brown ink on paper.
4 1/4 x 6 15/16 inches (109 x 176 mm)
Gift of Norman H. Strouse.
Embossed stamp in form of cockleshell lettered "Extra Superfin[e] Satin" at upper left.
Norman H. Strouse, Saint Helena, Calif.
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Seventeenth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1972-1974. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1976, p. 160.
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 10 of Volume II.
Strouse, Norman H., former owner.
Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616. Don Quixote.