Edmund Joseph Sullivan
The Titan Mirabeau
Pen and black ink over graphite, on illustration board.
14 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches (368 x 267 mm)
Bequest of Gordon N. Ray, 1987.
Signed and dated at lower left, "Edmund J. Sullivan 1910"; caption at bottom reads: The Titan Mirabeau.
From the library of Gordon N. Ray.
Original drawing by E.J. Sullivan for an illustration for Thomas Carlyle's The French Revolution. London : Chapman and Hall, 1910, p. 191.
Drawing shows the Comte de Mirabeau walking through the waves, bowed under the weight of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette, whom he bears upon his shoulders.