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Goethe Walpurgisnacht

Woodcut
1922 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Woodcut from a set of 20 entitled 'Goethe Walpurgisnacht'. Image consists of a woman riding a broomstick over dark forest hillside. Figure riding a goat and another riding a broomstick in background at left. Figure pulling the hair of the main figure from top left corner (sky). Small figures in background at lower edge.


Object details
Categories
Object type
Additional titles
  • Hexenritt (assigned by artist)
  • Hexenritt (published title)
Materials and techniques
Woodcut
Brief description
'Hexenritt'. Woodcut by Ernst Barlach from a set of 20 entitled 'Goethe Walpurgisnacht', published by Paul Cassirer, Berlin. Germany, 1922.
Physical description
Woodcut from a set of 20 entitled 'Goethe Walpurgisnacht'. Image consists of a woman riding a broomstick over dark forest hillside. Figure riding a goat and another riding a broomstick in background at left. Figure pulling the hair of the main figure from top left corner (sky). Small figures in background at lower edge.
Dimensions
  • Height: 19.3cm
  • Width: 14.6cm
Dimensions taken from PDP micromedia catalogue
Credit line
Acquired from Marlborough Rare Books, London in 1967.
Association
Bibliographic reference
Taken from Departmental Circulation Register 1967
Collection
Accession number
CIRC.133-1967

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Record createdJune 30, 2009
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