Head of a Raven in Profile for Poster (Slipcase and Cover) for Le Corbeau: The Raven
Edouard Manet (French, 1832–1883)
Harris 83a; Moreau-Nélaton 95 proof
Sheet: 30 x 20 cm (11 13/16 x 7 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Brush and ink transfer lithograph on silky laid Japanese-style paper
Not On View
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.
Signed in graphite pencil, l.r.: E. Manet
l.r. E. Manet
Possibly Sarah Whitman; W. G. Russell Allen; his gift to MFA, 4 February 1932.
Gift of W. G. Russell Allen