Edmund Joseph Sullivan

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Edmund Joseph Sullivan
1869-1933
The smile was struck out of his face and succeeded by an expression of ... abject terror and despair
1927
Pen and black ink over graphite, on illustration board.
10 7/16 x 7 5/16 inches (265 x 186 mm)
Bequest of Gordon N. Ray, 1987.
1986.1550
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Signed at lower right, "Edmund J. Sullivan."; captioned in ink on verso, "The smile was struck out of his face and succeeded by an expression of ... abject terror and despair." p. 35.

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From the library of Gordon N. Ray.
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Original drawing by E.J. Sullivan for an illustration for Robert Louis Stevenson's, The strange case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde. London : Macmillan & Co., 1928.

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Drawing shows Dr. Jekyll seated in an armchair, his hands raised in alarm and an expression of horror on his face.

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