Antique Prints of Witches and Devils

Enjoy looking at this collection of various prints.

The prints are in good condition unless otherwise mentioned.

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"Der Alchemist"

Wood engraving after a copper engraving in the Germanistischen Nationalmuseum in Nuerenberg.
Published 1902. Horizontal centerfold to fit original book size.

28.5 x 22.5 cm ( 11.2 x 8.8 ")

$ 45.00

Order Nr. WITCHESALCHEMISTS245179


Hudibras beats Sidrophel and his man Whacum.

Copper engraving by Thomas Cook after W. Hogarth.
Published by G & J. Robinson in London. Dated 1802.

Notice the owl on the skeleton and in the lower left corner the baby produced in a retort. There are instruments such as a
Jacobs baton ad a St. Barbara light. The alchemist and his assistant are frightened by the knight entering their domain.

Fine, clean image on strong paper.

Image size without title: 23.5 x 34 cm ( 9.2 x 13.3 ")

$ 220.00

Order Nr. WITCHESDEVILSALCHEMISTS0049


" Cup -Tossing " (Also known as reading tea leaves)

Fine steel engraving by C.W. Sharpe after N.J. Crowley ca 1840.

Begger women and witches made a specialty of reading tea leaves to tell especially young girls the future
about finding a husband and getting married.

17.5 x 22 cm ( 6.8 x 8.6 ")

$ 75.00

Order nr. WITCH234693


Der Hexentanzplatz im Harz, vom Hirschgrund aus gesehen

"Der Hexentanzplatz im Harz, vom Hirschgrund aus gesehen"
( place where the witches dance in the Harz mountains )

Wood engraving after a photograph. Published ca 1880 in a German illustrated work.
Reverse side is printed.

Image: 24 x 17 cm ( 9.4 x 6.6 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. NIEDERSACHSEN242874


"Le recherche des mines par la Bagnette divinatoire"
( Using a divining rod (Wuenchelrute, dowser, bachetta de rabdomante) to mine for metal)

Wood engraving published 1874 after a woodcut from 1536.
Below the image is an article ( in French ) about the divining rod and the occult that continues n the reverse side.

12.5 x 13.5 cm ( 4.9 x 5.3 ")

$ 55.00

Order Nr. MINING240460


„L'Alchimiste"

Copper etching by Jacques Louis Peree (1748 - 1825) after David Tenier jr. (1610 - 1690)

Clean. Very wide margins. A few insignificant wrinkles.

23.2 x 32 cm (9.1 x 12.6").

$ 720.00

Order Nr. WITCHESALCHEMISTS0058


„Le Chemiste" The chemist (alchemist)

Copper etching by Carl Guttenberg (1743 - 1790) after the painting by Frans van Mieris (1635 -1681). Published in „Le Musee Francais", Recueil complet des Tableaux, Statues et Bas-Reliefs..." Paris 1803 - 1809).

Excellent condition. Very wide margins.

Measurements with bordure: 36.7 x 23.8 cm (14.4 x 9.4")

$ 600.00

Order Nr. WITCHESALCHEMISTS0057


„Perspectivische Vorstellung des beruehmten Brocken older Bloks-Bergs mit der jenigen Gegend, so weit solche von dem, der auf der Spitze des Berges stehet gesehen werden kan". Panoramic view of the Brocken in the Harz mountains which are located in Sachsen-Anhalt and Lower Saxony in Germany.

Copper etching, drawn in 1732, but published only in 1749 by Homann Heirs in Nuremberg. Pleasant hand coloring.

Legends have it that the Bloks-Berg has been a location for whichcraft and witches meetings. The mountain in this engraving shows a platform on top of it with two witches dancing their dance while six more witches are approaching the place riding through the air on their brooms.

The view is from the East westward. In the foreground Halberstadt, Derenburg, Wernigerode, Ilsenburg, Bad Harzburg, Vienenburg, Hornburg, Schlade, Clauthal-Zellerfeld, just to name a few places. This map is very detailed and shows every tiny village in the area.

Map is in very nice condition. The centerfold has been expertly restored. Ample margins.

47 x 56 cm (18.5 x 22").

Order Nr. WITCHES 0053SOLD


Der Sturz der Engel. ( the fallen angels > devils)

Steel engraving by A. Volkert after a painting by Luca Giordano ca 1840.
Fine print with wide margins,

16.7 x 11.4 cm (6.6 x 4.5'')

$ 65.00

Order Nr. WITCHESDEVILSALCHEMISTS0054


"Hexenverbrennung" ( Witchburning)

Wood engraving after the artist Ferdinand Leeke in Munich ca 1895.
Light age toning. Reverse side is printed. Horizontal centerfold.

30.5 x 22.8 cm ( 12 x 8.9 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. WITCH237443


Hexenschlaf
(Witches' Sleep)

Photogravure after a painting from Alb. Keller, published
in an illustrated work ca ca 1895.
Reverse side is printed. Horizontal centerfold.
Overall light age toning.

34.5 x 24 cm (13.6 x 9.4 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. WITCHESDEVILSALCHEMISTS 0038


Halloween
Some Merry friendly country folks
Together did convene,
To burn their nits and pon their stocks

Fine steel engraving by E. Scriven after J.M. Wright ca 1840.

11.3 x 15.7 cm ( 4.4 x 6.2 ")

$ 45.00

Order Nr. WITCHES235056


„Arivee au Sabat". A witch arrives at midnight with her paraphernalia for a witch's sabat.

Copper etching by Jacques Aliamet (1726 - 1788) after the paintning by David Teniers jr. (1610 - 1690). Paris ca. 1800.

This beautiful and richly decored witch-engraving has wide margins with one repaired tear in the right margin.. Some spots in upper margin. Otherwise in very good condition with a light pleasant age patina.

Page size: 48.3 x 35.8 cm (19 x 14")

$ 950.00

Order Nr. WITCHESALCHEMISTS0056


"Der Regenstein im Harz"

Place known for witches in the Harz mountains.

Wood engraving after Rudolf Cronau ca 1880. Reverse side is printed.
Normal signs of age and use.

17.5 x 27 cm ( 6.8 x 10.6 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr.WITCH242881


"Ein alchimistisches Laboratorium im 17. Jahrhundert"

Wood engraving printed in color after a painting by David Teniers d. J.. Puvlished in 1902.
Vertical centerfold to fit original book size.

23 x 32 cm ( 9 x 12.5 ")

$ 55.00

Order Nr. WITCHESALCHEMY245180


Auf dem Marienplatz in Munchen zu Ende des 15. Jahrhunderts.
( On the Marienplatz in Munich at the end of the 15th Century)

Wood engraving after K. Weigand from an illustrated work, 1897.
Vertical centerfold. Reverse side is printed. Overall light age toning.

23.8 x 36.5 cm ( 9.4 x 14.4 ")

$ 90.00

Order Nr. WITCHESDEVILSALCHEMISTS 0036


Der Liebestrank. ( Love Potion)

Wood engraving made from a photograph of a painting by Consuelo Fould ca 1895.
Reverse side is printed.

23.9 x 13.3 cm (9.4 x 5.2'')

$ 45.00

Order Nr. WITCHESALCHEMISTS0055


Die Chemiker. The Chemist.

Steel engraving by W. French after a painting by D. Teniers ca 1840.
Wide margins. Strong imprint.

13.1 x 18.7 cm ( 5.1 x 7.3 ")

$ 125,00

Order Nr. WITCHESDEVILSALCHEMISTS 0053SOLD


Die Hexenwage zu Qudewater in Holland.
"The Witch weighing in Qudewater in Holland)

Wood engraving after Fritz Bergen. From an illustrated work ca 1880. Reverse side is printed.

11.5 x 26 cm ( 4.5 x 10.2 ")

$ 90.00

Order Nr. WITCHESDEVILSALCHEMISTS 0040SOLD


Die Hexe
(The Witch)

Photogravure after H. Uhlrich from a painting by Luke Fieldes.
Published in an illustrated work ca 1895.
Horizontal centerfold. Overall light age toning in margins.

45.3 x 30 cm ( 17.8 x 11.8 ")

$ 140.00

Order Nr. WITCHESDEVILSALCHEMISTS 0037 SOLD


The Witches Dance in the O Shanter.

Steel engraving by S. Smith after J.M. Wright ca 1850. Overall light age toning.

11.2 x 16.3 cm ( 4.4 x 6.4 ")

$ 75.00

Order Nr. WITCHESDEVILSALCHEMISTS0047


Grandpapa's Story or the Witches Frolic.

Copper etching by George Cruickshank ca 1850.
Left margin is very narrow.

12.5 x 10 cm ( 4.9 x 3.9 ")

$ 45.00

Order Nr. WITCHESDEVILSALCHEMISTS0044


A Lay of St. Nicolas

Copper etching by George Cruickshank ca 1850.

12.5 x 10 cm ( 4.9 x 3.9 ")

$ 60.00

Order Nr. WITCHESDEVILSALCHEMISTS0045


Mike Leary

Copper etching by George Cruickshank ca 1850.
Left margin is very narrow.

12.5 x 10 cm ( 4.9 x 3.9 ")

$ 60.00

Order Nr. WITCHESDEVILSALCHEMISTS0046


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