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Preparation for the witches' sabbath. Engraving by J. Aliamet after D. Teniers the younger, 18th century.

  • Teniers, David, 1610-1690
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The original Teniers painting is lost but it has also been preserved in a print by Vivant-Denon (see frame no. 26325), which shows a somewhat different scene. On the right a young naked woman is seen preparing to ascend the chimney; she is surrounded by demons and a woman who is kneeling and reading from a book


Paris (Rue des Mathurins la 4e. porte cochere gauche en entrant par la rue de la Harpe) : Aliamet.

Physical description

1 print : line engraving with etching ; platemark 39.2 x 28.1 cm


Depart pour le sabat. Gravé d'après le tableau original de D. Teniers du cabinet de monsieur le comte de Vence. D. Teniers pinx. J. Aliamet sculp.


Wellcome Collection 40368i



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