edgar allan poe - The Raven, 1875

edgar allan poe (Boston, 1809 - 1849, Baltimore)

The Raven [Le corbeau], 1875

Printed ink on paper with four brush transfer lithographs, 55 cm (21 5/8 in.) height

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Object details

Accession number

8.c.2.behind.3

Creators

  • Edgar Allan Poe (Boston, 1809 - 1849, Baltimore) - author
  • Richard Lesclide (Bordeaux, 1825 - 1892, Paris) - publisher
  • Stéphane Mallarmé (Paris, 1842 - 1898, Valvins) - translator
  • Édouard Manet (Paris, 1832 - 1883, Paris) - illustrator

Language

French and English

Publication Place

Paris

Binding Description

Red cloth

Description

[12] pages, [4] leaves of plates : 4 ill. (lithographs) ; 55 cm.

Provenance

Purchased by Isabella Stewart Gardner from the dealer Dr. M. Sloog of The XVIIIth Century Shop, New York on 25 May 1918 for $75.

Marks

Inscribed in ink (on fly leaf): No 223 [of an edition of 240]
Signed in ink (on fly leaf): Stéphane Mallarmé
Signed in ink (on fly leaf): E. Manet


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Commentary

Isabella Stewart Gardner kept meticulous records of many of her acquisitions. In keeping with this legacy, object information is continually being reviewed, updated, and enriched in order to give greater access to the collection.

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