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The Witches,

Stipple engraving on laid paper

Print impression quality: Good

Dimensions (Plate): 257 x 308 mm (10.1 x 12.1 in.)

Signed in plate, lower right: “P.W. Tomkins Sculpt. Pupil of F. Bartolozzi”

Edition: Published 30 August 1786 by T. Macklin, London

Accession number: 1968.17.1

Purchase funds, 1968

Bibliography: Not in Nagler (XXI, 188–90); see Ashton, Shakespeare and British Art (Yale 1981), cat. no. 49 on one of Fuseli’s versions of the painting exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1783 (10).

Work Type: print

Related Works: Based on a mezzotint after Fuseli by John Raphael Smith; see also a variant caricature by James Gillray (English 1757–1815), “Weird Sisters,” 1791, DAC 1962.51.3.

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