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Title Page and Text, from The Raven (Le Corbeau)

A work made of unbound book, three folded sheets, with letterpress in red and black on cream laid paper.
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  • A work made of unbound book, three folded sheets, with letterpress in red and black on cream laid paper.

Date:

1875

Artist:

Édouard Manet (French, 1832-1883)
written by Edgar Allan Poe (American, 1809-1849)
translated and produced by Stéphane Mallarmé (French, 1842-1898)
printed by Lefman et Cie. (French, 19th century)
text printed by Alcan-Lévy (French, 19th century)
published by Richard Lesclide (French, 1825-1892)

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Artist

Édouard Manet

Title

Title Page and Text, from The Raven (Le Corbeau)

Origin

France

Date

1875

Medium

Unbound book, three folded sheets, with letterpress in red and black on cream laid paper

Inscriptions

Signed by the artist on the title page, recto, in ink: "à Mr. Fourcaud /Témoignage de sympathie / Ed. Manet"; signed on the title page, verso, in ink, by the translator and the artist: "41 / Stéphane Mallarmé / E. Manet".

Dimensions

547 × 363 × 5 mm (book, folded); 547 × 705 (book, unfolded)

Credit Line

Gift of Dorothy Braude Edinburg in memory of Bessie Kisloff Braude, Esq.

Reference Number

2014.265.1

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