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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1943.355
People
Gustave Doré, French (Strasbourg 1832 - 1883 Paris)
Title
London Dray Driver
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1880
Culture
French
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Watercolor, gouache, and graphite on off-white wove paper
Dimensions
44.7 x 31.2 cm (17 5/8 x 12 5/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: lower right, watercolor: Gve Doré / Londres 1880
Provenance
Purchased by Martin Birnbaum in Paris, 1936, for Grenville L. Winthrop, (1936-1943), bequest; to Fogg Art Museum, 1943.

Notes:
The drawing was purchased by Martin Birnbaum for Grenville L. Winthrop in Paris in 1936 together with 1943.818.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
Accession Year
1943
Object Number
1943.355
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Robert Rosenblum and Lisa Small, Fantasy and Faith: The Art of Gustave Doré, ed. Eric M. Zafran, Yale University Press (U.S.) and Dahesh Museum of Art (New York and New Haven, 2007), p. 179 (in checklist of Gustave Doré works in North American Collections, Fogg Art Museum), repr. p. 179 as fig. 225

Ewa Lajer-Burcharth and Elizabeth M. Rudy, ed., Drawing: The Invention of a Modern Medium, exh. cat., Harvard Art Museums (Cambridge, 2017), pp. 229, 287, repr. p. 230 as fig. 4

Exhibition History

Drawing: The Invention of a Modern Medium, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 01/21/2017 - 05/07/2017

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