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Faust et Méphistophélès galopant dans la nuit du Sabbat
Faust et Méphistophélès galopant dans la nuit du Sabbat
Date:
1827 (published 1828)
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Lithograph
Dimensions:
21.1 x 28.8 cm (image); 32 x 48.8 cm (sheet)
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Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

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

Accession Number:
1963.30.857
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

Faust and Mephistopheles gallop through the night, away from a scene of executions on gallows; a demonic creature watches them from the edge of the road. Faust asks, "What is all that to-do around the gallows? They're going and coming, they're bowing and getting up again." M. replies, "It's an assembly of sorcerers." F: "They're sowing and blessing." M.: "Keep going! keep going!" (Virginia K. Anderson 01/21/94)