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

  • Teniers, David, 1610-1690.
Reference
40368i
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Description

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

Publication/Creation

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

Lettering

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.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 40368i

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Languages

  • French


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