Faust, tragédie...traduite en français

Illustrated by Eugène Delacroix (French, 1798–1863), Illustrated by Achille Devéria (French, 1800–1857), Author Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (German, 1749–1832), Publisher Charles Motte (French, 1785–1836)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Ray, French Illustrated Book, 143; Delteil [Delacroix] 57-74


Overall: 44.3 x 30.5 x 3 cm (17 7/16 x 12 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 18 lithographs

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Ch. Motte and Sautelet, 1828) Folio; [2 ff.] IV, 148 pp., plus 18 plates and original lithographed paper wrappers; nineteenth-century gilt-stamped half brown calf, marbled paper boards (beige linen box).

Author portrait; illustrations to Goethe’s play; decorated paper wrappers.

Paris: Ch. Motte and Sautelet, 1828


William Perkins Babcock, Paris (1826-1899, painter), by whom bequeathed to MFA, June 12, 1900.

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock