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Flying Raven: ex libris

Le corbeau volant, les ailes déployées

1875
Edouard Manet (French, 1832–1883)


Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 83f; Guérin 86; Moreau-Nélaton 090 - 094

Dimensions

Sheet: 18 x 29.2 cm (7 1/16 x 11 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

57.564

Medium or Technique

Lithograph on heavy, speckled parchment

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in pen and black ink by the publisher, Richard Lesclide, with a poem titled "Impromptu" [four stanzas of six lines each]. Dedicated to "Monsieur l'Avocat général Bregeault" and dated February 1898.

Provenance

Dedicated by the publisher, Richard Lesclide, to "Monsieur l'Avocat général Bregeault," February 1898; collection of Mr. and Mrs. Peter A. Wick; their gift to the MFA, 5 June 1957.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Peter A. Wick