Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Goetz von Berlichingen Writing his Memoirs

Series/Portfolio:
Goethe, Goetz von Berlichingen, Act 4, Scene 5
Artist:
Eugène Delacroix (French, Charenton-Saint-Maurice 1798–1863 Paris)
Date:
1836–43
Medium:
Lithograph on wove paper; second state of four
Dimensions:
Image: 10 7/16 x 7 1/2 in. (26.5 x 19 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1926
Accession Number:
25.71
Not on view
The subject of 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.
Goetz von Berlichingen écrivant ses mémoires

Marking: Collector's mark stamped in red ink at bottom left: A. Maroni (Lugt 150b)
Owned by Albert Maroni
Delteil 122.ii; Delteil/Strauber 122.ii
Adolphe Moreau Eugène Delacroix et son oeuvre. Librairie des Bibliophiles, Paris, 1873, cat. no. 22.

Alfred-Ernest Robaut L'Oeuvre complet d'Eugène Delacroix: Peintures, Dessins, Gravures, Lithographies. Paris, 1885, cat. no. 643.

Loys Delteil "Le Peintre-Graveur Illustré: Ingres & Delacroix". Vol. III, Paris, 1908, cat. no. 122.ii, np.

Loys Delteil, Susan Elizabeth Strauber Delacroix: The Graphic Work : A Catalogue Raisonné. San Francisco, 1997, cat. no. 122.ii, p. 300.



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