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)
Unbound book, three folded sheets, with letterpress in red and black on cream laid paper
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".
Gift of Dorothy Braude Edinburg in memory of Bessie Kisloff Braude, Esq.
Extended information about this artwork
From the artist to Louis de Fourcaud (1851–1914) [inscription from Manet on title page of series]; sold, at his estate sale, Hotel Drouot, Paris, March 29, 1917, no 51. Harry B. and Bessie K. Braude Estate [stamp (not in Lugt), verso, in red ink].
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