Illustration for Edgar Allan Poe's "The Raven"

Thomas Nast, American (born Germay), 1840 - 1902

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about July 1862

Brush and ink and white opaque watercolor over graphite on tan wove paper with machine-printed text on wove paper mounted below image

Sheet: 12 3/8 × 9 3/4 in. (31.5 × 24.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Julia L. Whittier Fund

D.944.31.1

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Drawing

Classification

Drawing

Not on view

Inscription

Not signed.

Course History

ENGL 29, American Fiction to 1900, Colleen Boggs, Spring 2014

Exhibition History

Works on Paper: Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Drawings and Watercolors from the Dartmouth College Collection, Carpenter Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 30-September 21, 1975.

Night Visions: Nocturnes in American Art, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, Maine, June 25-October 18, 2015.

A Space for Dialogue 87, The Tortured Soul: Exploring the Excesses of Human Emotion, Laura Dorn, Class of 2015, Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 11-May 24, 2015.

Publication History

Franklin W. Robinson, [et al.], Works on Paper: Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Drawings and Watercolors from the Dartmouth College Collection, Hanover, N.H.: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1975, pp. 19-22.

Barbara J. MacAdam, Marks of Distinction, Two Hundred Years of American Drawings and Watercolors from the Hood Museum of Art, Manchester, Vermont: Hudson Hills Press, 2005, ill. p. 241.

Provenance

Cora McDevitt Wilson (1880-1975), The Book & Print Shop, Hanover, New Hampshire; sold to present collection, 1944.

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