Duel de Faust et de Valentin (Faust and Valentin Engage in a Duel), from Albert Stapfer's French translation of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s Faust

Eugène Delacroix, French, 1798 - 1863


1827; published 1828

Lithograph on wove paper

Image: 9 1/16 × 11 in. (23 × 27.9 cm)

Sheet: 11 3/4 × 17 1/4 in. (29.8 × 43.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Dr. Franz H. Hirschland, Class of 1935P and 1939P



Charles Motte, Paris


Place Made: France, Europe


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Lettered, lower left margin: Delacroix inv.t [t in superscript] et Lithog:; lettered, lower center: Meph:__Pousse...Val._oh!... Meph:___Voila mon rustaud apprivoisé. [Translated text: Meph: Push... Val. oh! Meph: There, my oaf is tamed]

Exhibition History

French Art in the Age of George Sand; Prints from the Collection of the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Chapel Art Center, Saint Anselm College, Manchester, New Hampshire, January 27-February 24, 1994.

Rembrandt to Manet, Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 28-February 13, 1977.


Dr. Franz H. Hirschland (1880-1973), New York, New York; given to present collection, 1949.

Catalogue Raisonne

Moreau (1873): 70; Delteil 68, Robaut 245; Adhémar, IFF (1953): 55

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