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Faust et Méphistophélès dans les montagnes du Hartz
Faust et Méphistophélès dans les montagnes du Hartz
Date:
1827 (published 1828)
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Lithograph
Dimensions:
25 x 21.3 cm (image); 47.1 x 32.1 cm (sheet)
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Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Ex coll. Andre Mellerio (L. 153a). MSA 1938, from Le Garrec, Paris.

Accession Number:
1963.30.855
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

Faust and Mephistopheles, still fleeing from the site of the murder of Valentin, are climbing in the mountains. M. grabs a tree branch for support and says, "We still have a long way to go." Two snakes are coiled at the base of the tree trunk. (Virginia K. Anderson 01/21/94)