Artist Eugène Delacroix, French, 1798-1863
Printer Charles Motte, French, 1785-1836
  • Faust, Mephistopheles and the Poodle
  • Faust (series title)
Date 1828
Medium lithograph printed in black ink on wove paper
Dimensions Image (excluding letters): 9 1/4 × 8 1/4 inches (23.5 × 21 cm)
Sheet: 16 1/8 × 11 7/8 inches (41 × 30.2 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Charles L. Freer Fund
Accession Number 63.3
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Marks Partially stamped and partially inscribed in ink, upper right margin: Vu et approuve' | Paris [ ] 1828 | Le Chef de la Libraire | signature in ink: (J. Mazurie) ?
DIA stamp in red, verso.
Inscriptions Inscribed, printed below image, lower left: Delacroix invt. et Lithog:
Lower right: Lithog: de Ch: Motte a Paris.
Lower center: Il grogne et n'ose vous aborder: Il se couche sur le ventre: | il remue la queue...
1963-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)