The Raven on the Bust ("Perched upon a bust of Pallas"), illustration for Le Corbeau: The Raven

1875
Edouard Manet (French, 1832–1883)


Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 83d, 2; Guérin 86b, 2; Moreau-Nélaton 092

Dimensions

Image: 47.5 x 32 cm (18 11/16 x 12 5/8 in.); Sheet: 55 x 37 cm (21 5/8 x 14 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

32.466.4

Medium or Technique

Brush and ink transfer lithograph on chine

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

One of six illustrations for the poster, slipcase, and cover (83a), text (83b-e), and ex-libris (83f) of Stéphane Mallarmé’s translation of Edgar Allen Poe’s The Raven. (Portfolio cover kept with French books.)

Provenance

Possibly Sarah Whitman; W. G. Russell Allen; his gift to MFA, 4 February 1932.

Credit Line

Gift of W. G. Russell Allen