Edmund Joseph Sullivan

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Edmund Joseph Sullivan
1869-1933
Mrs. Herne
1914
Watercolor over graphite, on illustration board.
14 7/16 x 10 7/16 inches (366 x 265 mm)
Bequest of Gordon N. Ray, 1987.
1986.1525
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Signed and dated at bottom, "Edmund J. Sullivan. 1914".

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From the library of Gordon N. Ray.
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Title from published caption list.
Original watercolor drawing by E.J. Sullivan for an illustration for George Borrow's Lavengro, the scholar, the gypsy, the priest. London : T.N. Foulis, 1914, p. 512.

Summary: 

Drawing shows the body of an old woman hanging from the branch of a tree, as a girl stands below gazing up at her.

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