The entrance of the cellar which was Cervantes's prison in the court-yard of the Casa Medrano = Entrée de la cave ayant servi de prison a Cervantes ...
Pen and ink and graphite on paper, mounted on card.
9 x 6 7/8 inches (233 x 175 mm)
Bequest of Gordon N. Ray, 1987.
Signed "Vierge" in ink at lower left; "p. 41" on pencil on verso..
From the library of Gordon N. Ray.
Drawing by Vierge to illustrate p. 34 of A.F. Jaccaci's On the trail of Don Quixote; later republished in the French edition where it appears on p. 41 of Jaccaci's text, published by Hachette et cie in Paris in 1901 under the title: Au pays de Don Quichotte.
Ray, Gordon Norton, 1915-1986, former owner.