The Witches' Sabbath

1510
Hans Baldung (Grien) (German, 1484 or 1485–1545)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 055; Curjel 16; Geisberg 121; Hollstein 235; Mende 16; Yale 18

Dimensions

Image: 37.1 x 25.5 cm (14 5/8 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1293

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, proof of line block

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

dated on tree trunk in block, center right: 1510

Signed

on tablet, center right: HBG [monogram]

Markings

no watermark; verso, MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 31397; in graphite: B. 55

Provenance

Acquired by the MFA May 3, 1527

Credit Line

Fund in memory of Horatio Greenough Curtis