- Museum number
Object: La mort de Valentin
Series: Les Artistes Anciens et Modernes
Plate 3: street scene with with to right a group of men surrounding Valentin, mortally wounded, while to left his sister Marguerite raises her head in anguish, hands clasped; in the distance Faust and Mephistopheles flee the scene; illustrating an episode from Goethe's 'Faust', after Eugène Delacroix
Lithograph on buff chine collé
- Production date
- 1849-1862 (circa)
Height: 234 millimetres (image)
Width: 184 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- This print, from Volume 1, 1ère Année, 1ère livraison, is in one of three bound volumes in the Department of Prints and Drawings (1936,0302.14.1-49, 1936,0302.15.1-49 and 1936,0302.16.1-49). For further information on the series, including dating, see Curator’s Comment on 1936,0302.14.1.
For another impression of this print, from the same series, see 1880,0710.4.
According to the list of plates in the bound volume, the original painting by Delacroix, which belonged to Mr. Corot, was exhibited at the Salon in 1848.
- Not on display
- Associated titles
Associated Title: Faust
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Transferred from the Department of Printed Books
- Prints and Drawings
- Registration number