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Image: The Raven (Le corbeau): Flying Raven (ex libris)

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The Raven (Le corbeau): Flying Raven (ex libris)

19th century

Édouard Manet, French, (1832–1883)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Lithograph on wove paper
Series: Number 2 from set of illustrations The Raven (Le corbeau)
Edition: Illustration for “The Raven” by Edgar Allen Poe, with French translation by Stéphane Mallarmé. The DAC impression of the text is probably numbered “75”; it consists of six lithographs with cover and text.
Bibliography: Marcel Guérin 86; Moreau-Nelaton 95; Harris 83; Fisher 65–71; see DAC donor file for correspondence regarding different printings of the text.
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1943
Accession Number: 1943.D1.168.2

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  • animals - This section can use more hierarchical (quasi-Linnaean) refinement in future; extant terms were assembled into a fairly flat and slightly redundant structure to expedite conversion.
  • birds
  • illustration - The art or process of providing illustrations. [March 1993 lead-in term added. May 1991 scope note added.]
  • literature (writings)
  • poems - Written or oral compositions characterized by condensed language chosen for sound and suggestive power as well as meaning, and by the use of such literary techniques as structured meter, natural cadences, rhyme, or metaphor. AHD [November 1992 descriptor moved.]
  • poetry
  • ravens

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