[Pencil sketch of the design for the cover of Edgar Allan Poe's "Tales of Mystery and Imagination"]
|Main Creator:||Clarke, Harry, 1889-1931|
Design drawn in pencil for book jacket of Edgar Allan Poe's book "Tales of Mystery and Imagination". Another sketch in pencil to the left is for the illustration of the story "Morella" (see page 33 in 2nd edition of Poe's book, 1923).
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Colour scheme inscribed in pencil on various parts of the drawing.
Inscribed in pencil l.c. on spine of book: Harraps.
Inscribed in pencil m.r.: Tales of Mystery and Imagination by Edgar Allan Poe Illustrated by Harry Clarke.
Pencil drawing on verso. See 3046 TX 2(B) for more details.
Physical description: 1 drawing : pencil ; 33.2 x 47.5 cm.
Citations/References: Dictionary of Irish Artists 20th Century / Theo Snoddy. -Dublin, 1996 p. 62-65
Attributed to Harry Clarke, RHA (1889-1931), stained glass artist and illustrator, who was commissioned by George C. Harraps to illustrate Poe's "Tales of Mystery and Imagination", which was first published in 1919.