Witches' Sabbath

1957–58
Stanley William Hayter (English (active in France and the United States), 1901–1988)


Catalogue Raisonné

Black & Moorhead 239, iv/V (plate spattered and painted with resin varnish; deep bite. 12 January, 4 proofs)

Dimensions

Sheet: 68.7 x 83.2 cm (27 1/16 x 32 3/4 in.) Platemark: 49.8 x 64.5 cm (19 5/8 x 25 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2011.4

Medium or Technique

Soft-ground etching, etching, engraving; proof before the addition of scorper (wood engraving tool)

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Recto, in graphite, below: Etat IV 2/4 Witches Sabbath SWHayter 58

Provenance

The artist's estate; to Dolan/Maxwell Inc. (Philadelphia, PA); 2011, sold by Dolan/Maxwell Inc. to MFA. (Accession Date: January 26, 2011)

Credit Line

Lee M. Friedman Fund

Copyright

© 2011 Stanley William Hayter / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris.