European Illustrations


34 works: 20 artists: 15 countries: spanning from 1863 to 1984

Images of mischievous satyrs, ethereal mermaids, and spell-casting witches in published tales of horror, adventure, and fantasy- from Don Quixote and Alice's Adventures in Wonderland to works by Edgar Allan Poe and H.G. Wells.

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The Pit and the Pendulum

Harry Clarke (Irish, 1889-1931) 1919 Pen and ink 9 x 7" E.2.1 "Nor had I erred in my calculations- nor had I endured in vain. I at length felt that I was free..." Originally published in Tales of Mystery and Imagination by Edgar Allen Poe for the story "The Pit and the Pendulum" published by G.G. Harrap & Co.: London, 1919.

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