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Masque of the Red Death

The macabre tales written by Edgar Allen Poe are an illustrator’s goldmine. I hardly know where to begin. I’ve started with a design for the cover of The Masque of the Red Death. Prince Prospero, here, confronts the horror of the Red Death amongst his party goers. His wine goblet crashes to the floor, spilling the blood red wine — the harbinger of impending doom.