Edmund Joseph Sullivan

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Edmund Joseph Sullivan
1869-1933
Mahomet and the Angel
1922
Pen and ink over graphite, on illustration board.
14 11/16 x 10 1/2 inches (373 x 266 mm)
Bequest of Gordon N. Ray, 1987.
1986.1603
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Signed and dated at lower right, "Edmund J. Sullivan. 1922"; at foot in pen and ink: Mahomet and the Angel. (by Edmund J. Sullivan A.R.W.S. Please return to 18 Hill Road, London, N.W. 8, when satisfactorily reproduced.); on verso, pen and ink sketches and studies for Sullivan's design for the cover of his book, Line : an art study. London : Chapman & Hall, 1922.

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From the library of Gordon N. Ray.
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Title from item.
Original preliminary drawing by E.J. Sullivan, evidently intended as an illustration for an unidentified publication.

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Drawing shows an angel holding up a scroll before the kneeling figure of Mahomet.

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