Gustave Doré

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Gustave Doré
1832-1883
Sketch of Four Heads
Black ink and black chalk, on paper.
7 x 6 inches (178 x 152 mm)
Purchased in 2000.
2000.52:1

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Inscription: 

Inscription at right is partially illegible, "les nuas[?] (4)".

Provenance: 
Acquired by the Library with a copy of Doré's 1873 edition of Rabelais (PML128505-06) and a collection of 268 Doré wood blocks and electrotypes for two Rabelais editions illustrated by the artist (PML 128507.1-269).
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Transfer from Printed Books.

Summary: 

Drawing of a group of four grotesque heads.

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