Witches' Sabbath

1514
Hans Baldung (Grien) (German, 1484 or 1485–1545)


Dimensions

Sheet: 29.2 x 20.8 cm (11 1/2 x 8 3/16 in. )

Accession Number

69.1065

Medium or Technique

Pen and brush with black ink, heightened with white on brown tinted paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

The drawing has been so retouched and its condition is so poor that it is impossible to make any definite statement regarding its authenticity.

Inscription

L. c. on front side of container in ink: 1514 HB9-monogram.

Provenance

H. Danby Seymour (1820-1877, London, Lugt 176); Alfred Seymour (1824-1888); Christie's, London, 4 April, 1878; Philip Hofer, Cambridge, MA; gift to W. G. Russell Allen, Boston (William Goodwin Russell Allen, American, 1882-1955); acquired through his bequest (Accession date: September 23, 1969)

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen