Edmund Joseph Sullivan

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Edmund Joseph Sullivan
1869-1933
Many a noble steed reared up wounded to death
1908
Pen and black ink and pencil, on illustration board.
10 9/16 x 7 1/4 inches (268 x 184 mm)
Bequest of Gordon N. Ray, 1987.
1986.1365
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Signed and dated at lower left in pen and black ink, "Edmund J. Sullivan. 1908".

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From the library of Gordon N. Ray.
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Title from published caption.
Original drawing for an illustration for A.C. Farqharson's translation of La Motte Fouqué's Sintram & his companions, London : Methuen & Co., 1908, p. 62 (facing).

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Drawing shows two knights locked in combat side by side on rearing horses, with the body of a fallen knight at lower right.

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