Masque of the Red Death The Big Read 2011: Edgar Allen Poe

March 1 – March 31, 2011

Federico Castellon
The Mask of the Red Death, 1969

In conjunction with the Vigo County Public Library

Visit the Swope throughout the month of March and experience Poe in a whole new way as the Museum presents an illustrated copy of Masque of the Read Death with lithographs by surrealist artist Federico Castellon. New lithographs will be shown Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, and you can check the Museum blog for pages you’ve missed!

March 1st: Title page
March 3rd: “There were sharp pains, and sudden dizziness…
March 8th: “…the deep seclusion of one of his castellated abbeys.
March 10th: “It was a voluptuous scene that masquerade.
March 12th: “…in no one of the apartments was there any lamp…
March 15th: “…a multitude of gaudy and fantastic appearances.
March 17th: “…the giddiest grew pale…
March 18th: “…it was a gay and magnificent revel.
March 22nd: “…there stalked a multitude of dreams.
March 24th: “…a muffled peal more solemnly emphatic…
March 25th: “…there were twelve strokes to be sounded…
March 29th: “The figure was tall and gaunt…
March 31st: “-stop him and strip him, I say…
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