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Marguerite's ghost appearing to Faust
(L'Ombre de Marguerite apparaissant à Faust)
(1828)
plate 15 from Faust by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, published by Charles Motte, Paris, 1828

Medium
lithograph
Measurements
26.1 × 35.3 cm irreg. (image) 27.0 × 35.3 cm irreg. (image and text) 27.3 × 38.5 cm (sheet)
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Delteil 72 iii/vi
Edition
3rd of 6 states
Inscription
printed in ink l.l.: Delacroix invt (= under t) et Lithog:
printed in ink l.r.: Lith: de Ch: Motte, à Paris.
printed in ink l.l.: Meph: Laisse cet objet, on ne se trouve jamais bien de le regarder......... tu as bien entendu raconter l'histoire de meduse? Faust. Assurément ce sont là les yeux d'un mort, qu'une / main amie n'a point fermés ; c'est-là le sein que Marguerite m'a livré, c'est le corps charmant que j'ai possédé.
Accession Number
P42.16-1982
Departments
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased through The Art Foundation of Victoria with the assistance of the National Gallery Women's Association, Governor, 1982
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of the Joe White Bequest
Gallery location
Not on display

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