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Victor Hugo's artistic talents did not end at the written word. Below you can view several of his drawings and sketches. At the bottom there are links to other pages on the net with even more.

Select a Drawing

Gavroche (from Les Miserables)
Gavroche Dreaming
The Chain
Triboulet (from King's Diversion)
Gwynplaine (from The Man Who Laughs)
Octopus with the initials VH
Hanged Man or John Brown
Setting Sun
Le Gai Chateau
Rhine Valley castles

(Note: A few of the pages no longer exist on their original site, but were tracked down at, which is constantly adding to their archive, and is a great place to find defunct webpages. Unfortunately, they usually only archive the text....but the commentary is still worthwhile.)