"By thy long grey beard and glittering eye, Now wherefore stopp'st thou me?", from the 1878 American Edition of Coleridge's The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

Gustave Doré, French, 1832 - 1883
Paul Jonnard, French, active about 1863-1902


about 1875; published 1878

Wood engraving on wove paper

Image: 12 1/4 × 9 7/16 in. (31.1 × 23.9 cm)

Sheet: 14 5/16 × 11 3/8 in. (36.4 × 28.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College



Place Made: France, Europe


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, in block, lower left: G Dore; inscribed, in block, lower right: Jonnard; inscribed, in graphtie, lower left margin: 1878-Am.; lettered, lower center: "By thy long grey beard and glittering eye, / Now wherefore stopp'st thou me?"; lettered, lower right: Page 5.; reverse, stamped, in black ink, lower left: DARTMOUTH COLLEGE / DEPT. OF ART AND / ARCHAEOLOGY


Source unknown.

Catalogue Raisonne

Beraldi (1884), Vol. 6: 165; Leblanc (1931): Coleridge; Adhemar (1954), IFF, Vol. 7 :166;

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