Bérénice (2nd plate)
- Bérénice (2nd plate)
Same subject as preceding plate, "Bérénice (1st plate)," catalogue raisonné number 151. Egaeus is astonished at the appearance of the teeth of dead Berenice. The bier is on trestles, near the bed, and lighted by a large candle. The bier is in the foreground, beside a table covered with a cross, a plate, and a glass.
- Legros, Alphonse, 1837-1911
- Name on Item:
Boston Public Library
- Collection (local):
Alphonse Legros (1837-1911). Prints and Drawings
Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849. Berenice
- 1 print : etching ; plate mark 28 x 38 cm
No known copyright restrictions.
No known restrictions on use.
- Notes (acquisition):
Frank E. Bliss Collection of the works of Alphonse Legros, Gift of Albert H. Wiggin, 1943
- Notes (date):
Date from bulk dates of collection.
- Notes (citation):
Catalogue raisonné cited in this record: Bliss, Frank E., "A catalogue of the etchings, drypoints and lithographs, by Professor Alphonse Legros (1837-1911) in the collection of Frank E. Bliss." (London: Printed for private circulation, 1923).
Catalogue raisonné numbers derived by Bliss from: Poulet-Malassis, Thibaudeau, "Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre gravé et lithographié de M. Alphonse Legros." (Paris: J. Bauer, 1877)
Title from catalogue raisonné.
Catalogue raisonné number: 152.
Illustration based on an Edgar Allan Poe story, "Berenice" (1835).
- Notes (object):