Tony Johannot

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Tony Johannot
1803-1852
Milord Édouard aux Genoux de Saint-Preux
ca. 1845
Pen-and-ink, wash, and pencil, on paper.
7 9/16 x 5 13/16 inches (192 x 1147 mm)
Bequest of Gordon N. Ray, 1987.
2003.5:2
Inscription: 

In pencil on verso: Rousseau, La nouvelle Héloïse, 2 vols. Paris, 1845, I. 137. Tony Johannot.

Provenance: 
From the library of Gordon N. Ray.
Notes: 

Drawing by Tony Johannot to illustrate letter 60 of Jean-Jacques Rousseau's La nouvelle Héloïse, Paris : Barbier, 1845, plate pt. I, p. 137. Cf. Ray.
Illustration title from published volume.

Summary: 

Drawing shows Lord Edward Bomston kneeling before Saint Preux to beg his pardon.

Associated names: 

Ray, Gordon Norton, 1915-1986, former owner.

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