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Bilder zu Goethe's Faust: P.45-1998

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Bilder zu Goethe's Faust


Printmaker: Ruscheweyh, Ferdinand
Painter: Cornelius, Peter von (After)




The set of title, dedication and nine engraved plates after Peter Cornelius (1783-1867), first edition in original wrappers

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Method of acquisition: Given (1998) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


19th century
1816 CE - 1818 CE


Issued by Johann Friedrich Wenner in three parts between 1816 and 1818. The first edition was printed in very small numbers.

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Accession number: P.45-1998
Primary reference Number: 167445
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 23 March 2023 Last processed: Thursday 23 March 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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