When amaranthine Dawn shall rise
above the Bois, transport this tome
to Madame Manet’s waiting eyes
at forty, Rue Villejust, her home.
– James Baty (Oxford)
Winner of the Translation Competition
Carry this book when on the park’s lush lawn
You see the eternal Dawn being born
At the house of Manet, Mrs. Eugene
at distant Rue Villejust, number 40.
-Submitted to the Translation Competition by Charlotte Ring (Oxford)
Bring this book when light of day
Breaks purple upon the wood
To Madame Eugene Manet
Whose far house at forty Villejust stood
– Submitted to the Translation Competition by Mark Evans (Bristol) and placed in the top four.
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