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Victor Hugo, circa 1866; pen, brush, brown ink and wash on cream paper. It can be found in Shadows of a Hand: The Drawings of Victor Hugo.
The acclaimed author of Les Miserables and The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Victor Hugo (1802-1885) was also an accomplished visual artist. His pen and ink drawings number in the thousands, and he often incorporated experimental techniques which were quite avant garde for the mid-nineteenth century.