"The archbishop of Gil Blas" [art original] / D.E. Cronin 1885.

Creator:
Cronin, David Edward, 1839-1925, artist.
Physical Description:
1 drawing : watercolor on wove paper ; image 25.5 x 17.9 cm, on sheet 38.5 x 27.4 cm
Notes:
Borden Sale, American Art Gallery, 17-19 February 1913, lot 812. Rains Galleries, New York, NY, 27 November 1935 (W.D. Breaker sale), lot 688, bought in by Breaker. Purchased from William D. Breaker (through G.A. Baker) by W.S. Lewis, 1939.
Bound as page 80 in volume 9 of M.C.D. Borden's extensively extra-illustrated copy of: Horace Walpole and his world : select passages from his letters / edited by L. B. Seeley ... London : Seeley, Jackson, and Halliday, 1884.
Page reference for quotation written below title: Page 210.
Place of production inferred from artist's city of residence during this time period.
Signed and dated by the artist in lower left corner of image.
Title written below image.
Abstract:
Watercolor drawing of the fictional archbishop in Lesage's novel Gil Blas; bust length, turned slightly right; overweight, with white hair and bushy white eyebrows; wearing a mitre, pectoral cross, and chasuble.
Topics:
Bishops.
Clergy.
Topics:
Borden, Matthew C. D.--(Matthew Chaloner Durfee),--1842-1912--Ownership.
Brecker, William D.--Ownership.
Le Sage, Alain ReneĢ,--1668-1747.--Histoire de Gil Blas de Santillane.--English--Illustrations.
Language:
English
Genre:
Watercolors--American--19th century.
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Paintings & Drawings
Rights:
These images are provided for study purposes only. For publication or other use of images from the Library's collection, please contact the Lewis Walpole Library at walpole@yale.edu. Further details on the Library's photoduplication policy are available at http://www.library.yale.edu/walpole/html/research/rights_reproductions.html
Source Title:
Horace Walpole and his world : select passages from his letters.
Call Number:
Folio 225 884S Copy 2
Orbis Record:
13692034
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr36676
Citation:
David Edward Cronin, "The Archbishop of Gil Blas". The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University.
OID:
16704372
PID:
digcoll:4679369