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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    Gg,2.223

  • Description

    A Witches Sabbath; a fireplace and chimney at right with a witch on a broomstick emerging from it, a woman climbing onto a table in front with cats around her, a group of men and women seated on the ground, with devilish figures and a man dancing in a magic circle behind Pen and brown ink, with blue-grey wash

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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1581-1642
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 217 millimetres
    • Width: 161 millimetres
  • Curator's comments

    See D. Petherbridge, 'Witches and Wicked Bodies'. Exhibition catalogue Edinburgh 2013, cat No. 69

  • Bibliography

    • Popham (D & F) 1932 1 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (Netherlandish Roy Later XVIc)

  • Exhibition history

    2013 August-Nov, Edinburgh, NG, Witches and Wicked Bodies
    2014-15 Sept - Jan, London, BM, Witches and Wicked Bodies

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1799

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    Gg,2.223

A Witches Sabbath; a fireplace and chimney at r with a witch on a broomstick emerging from it, a woman climbing onto a table in front with cats around her, a group of men and women seated on the ground, with devilish figures and a man dancing in a magic circle behind Pen and brown ink, with blue-grey wash

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A Witches Sabbath; a fireplace and chimney at r with a witch on a broomstick emerging from it, a woman climbing onto a table in front with cats around her, a group of men and women seated on the ground, with devilish figures and a man dancing in a magic circle behind Pen and brown ink, with blue-grey wash

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