A street vender
Pen and ink, wash, and graphite on paper, mounted on card.
10 11/16 x 6 inches (271 x 153 mm)
Bequest of Gordon N. Ray, 1987.
Signed "Vierge" in ink at lower left; on verso in pencil: Vierge / reduce to 7 x 3 3/4 / Plate 13 Item 411 / Un des 10 dessins pour Jacacci [sic] Au Pays de Don Quichotte.
From the library of Gordon N. Ray.
Drawing by Vierge to illustrate p. 10 of A.F. Jaccaci's On the trail of Don Quixote, published by Scribner's in New York in 1896; this design was subsequently excluded from the French Edition of 1901.
Ray, Gordon Norton, 1915-1986, former owner.