Description Victor-Marie Hugo (1802-1885), French poet and author, wrote his first play at age fourteen. He went on to become the greatest literary figure of the 19th century. He also led a political career.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] Bottom center: DAVID; [Date] Bottom center: 1828; [Inscription] On left: VICTOR; [Inscription] On right: HUGO
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters
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