Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Weislingen attacked by Goetz's Men

Series/Portfolio:
Goethe, Goetz von Berlichingen, Act 1, Scene 3
Artist:
Eugène Delacroix (French, Charenton-Saint-Maurice 1798–1863 Paris)
Date:
1836–43
Medium:
Lithograph; second state of two
Dimensions:
12 1/4 x 10 11/16 in. (31.1 x 27.2 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1931
Accession Number:
31.77.22
Not on view
The subject for this print is based on a scene in Goethe's play (published in German in 1773; and French in 1823) that tells the story of the life of a German knight (1480-1562) who fought to regain the privileges of free knights, nullified by the emperor Maximilian I in 1495.
Weislingen attaqué par les gens de Goetz

Marking: Collector's mark stamped in blue ink on bottom left recto : A. Moreau (Lugt 1900)
Adolphe Moreau (French, Paris 1827–1882 Paris)
Delteil 120.ii; Delteil/Straiber 120.ii
Loys Delteil "Le Peintre-Graveur Illustré: Ingres & Delacroix". Vol. III, Paris, 1908, cat. no. 120.ii, np.

Loys Delteil, Susan Elizabeth Strauber Delacroix: The Graphic Work : A Catalogue Raisonné. San Francisco, 1997, cat. no. 120.ii, p. 294.



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