I am to a large extent indebted to Selwyn H. I have added some links to various websites containing samples of the illustrations. If you are a copyright holder to any of this, who do not approve of the link from this page, please let me know and the link will be removed as soon as possible. This page contains two tables. The first table lists published, illustrated editions of The Hunting of The Snark , in various languages.
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Upcoming Past Aftersale. Price unavailable. The work represents Snark, the imaginative little monster who was the protagonist of the homonymous little poem of by Lewis Carroll author of Alice in Wonderland , of which Baj illustrated the Italian edition. As with the entire poem, illustration is also an artistic non-sense that Baj not only enhances with the extraordinary character but As with the entire poem, illustration is also an artistic non-sense that Baj not only enhances with the extraordinary character but also with the particular treatment of the paper used for the drawing.
Baj confirms with this incredible work, his fame as an innovator, certified by the exhibitions at the greatest Museums and Galleries of Modern Art including the Guggenheim and the Moma in New York. Origin and certification: Studio Marconi, Milan, one of the most important Italian contemporary art galleries. It was purchased by an important auction house verifiable. Signed and dated bottom right. View on Sell a similar item Wish Unwish.
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It is typically categorised as a nonsense poem. Written from to , the poem borrows the setting, some creatures, and eight portmanteau words from Carroll's earlier poem " Jabberwocky " in his children's novel Through the Looking-Glass The plot follows a crew of ten trying to hunt the Snark, an animal which may turn out to be a highly dangerous Boojum. The only one of the crew to find the Snark quickly vanishes, leading the narrator to explain that it was a Boojum after all. It had mixed reviews from reviewers who found it strange. The first printing of The Hunting of the Snark consisted of 10, copies.
La caccia allo Snark. Testo inglese a fronte