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Le corbeau

Collection Data

Avery, Samuel Putnam, 1822-1904 (Collector)
Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849 (Author)
Mallarmé, Stéphane, 1842-1898 (Translator)
Manet, Édouard, 1832-1883 (Illustrator)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1875
Place: Paris
Publisher: Richard Lesclide
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection
Shelf locator: MEM++ M275pc (Poe, E. A. Corbeau; the raven)
Ownership: Gift of Samuel Putnam Avery, 1900.
Content: Holdings checked in departmental copy of Etienne Moreau-Nelaton, Manet graveur et lithographe and Jean C. Harris, Edouard Manet: graphic works a definitive catalogue raisonne.
Content: Researchers have debated over the medium, with some asserting it may possibly be gillotage, a metal relief process.
Content: The print MN90. Le corbeau (ex-libris), catalogued with RLIN NYPG97-F557 , was intended to be included with the 1875 edition of The Raven. MN90 is inscribed by Manet and Mallarme to Arthur O'Shaughnessy; a note by S.P. Avery indicates that he purchased it
Statement of responsibility: poëme par Edgar Poe. Traduction française de Stéphane Mallarmé, avec illustrations par Édouard Manet.
Physical Description
Extent: 12 pages of text, 11 prints (transfer lithographs) ; 54 x 35.5 (sheet) cm. or smaller.
Type of Resource
Still image
RLIN/OCLC: 12277124
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14012965
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 21b0c370-c6b9-012f-961b-58d385a7bc34
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