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Umrisse zu Goethe's Faust

1816
Illustrated by Friedrich August Moritz Retzsch (German, 1779–1857), Author Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (German, 1749–1832), Publisher J. G. Cotta (German, 19th century)


Place of Publication: Stuttgart, Germany; Place of Publication: Tübingen, Germany

Dimensions

Overall (including publisher's portfolio): 20.2 x 24.5 x 1 cm (7 15/16 x 9 5/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

M7039

Medium or Technique

Bound set of 26 etchings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Bound sets

(Stuttgart and Tübingen: J. G. Cotta’schen Buchhandlung, 1816) Oblong quarto; 12 pp., plus separately bound set of 26 plates; original publisher’s blue paper portfolio with printed label (cream-colored manila folder, green cloth spine).

Literary illustrations.


Stuttgart and Tübingen: J. G. Cotta’schen Buchhandlung, 1816

Provenance

H. L. Garratt, Boston (inscription inside upper cover); Dr. Charles E. Clark, by whom given to MFA, March 26, 1890.

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Charles E. Clark