Edmund Joseph Sullivan
"Wait a moment," he said, "While I sing this child a slumber song"
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.
Signed and dated at upper left in pen and black ink, "Edmund J. Sullivan. 1908".
From the library of Gordon N. Ray.
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. 135 (facing).
Drawing shows Sintram seated in a chair with his head down and hands clasped, lulled to sleep by the pilgrim who strums on a lute, as Rolf and the priest look on; at lower right, Sintram's dog sleeps in the straw.