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Woodcut - Goethe Walpurgisnacht
  • Goethe Walpurgisnacht
    Barlach, Ernst, born 1870 - died 1938
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Goethe Walpurgisnacht

  • Object:

    Woodcut

  • Place of origin:

    Berlin (made)

  • Date:

    1922 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Barlach, Ernst, born 1870 - died 1938 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woodcut

  • Credit Line:

    Acquired from Marlborough Rare Books, London in 1967.

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.137-1967

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case MP, shelf 216

Physical description

Woodcut from a set of 20 entitled 'Goethe Walpurgisnacht'. Image consists of a woman with long hair and draped skirt walking; a tusked boar behind, and small figures in background at top right and top left.

Place of Origin

Berlin (made)

Date

1922 (made)

Artist/maker

Barlach, Ernst, born 1870 - died 1938 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Woodcut

Dimensions

Height: 19.2 cm, Width: 14.4 cm

Descriptive line

'Lilith, Adams Erste Frau'. Woodcut by Ernst Barlach from a set of 20 entitled 'Goethe Walpurgisnacht', published by Paul Cassirer, Berlin. Germany, 1922.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Taken from Departmental Circulation Register 1967

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Woodcut

Categories

Prints; Woodcuts

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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