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The Witches

Peltro William Tomkins after John Raphael Smith after Henry Fuseli1786

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

  • Title: The Witches
  • Creator: Peltro William Tomkins after John Raphael Smith after Henry Fuseli
  • Date Created: 1786
  • Subject Keywords: magic, occult sciences, witches
  • Signatures / Inscriptions: Signed in plate, lower right: “P.W. Tomkins Sculpt. Pupil of F. Bartolozzi”
  • Object Type: Prints, works of art
  • Object Link: See this artwork on the Davison Art Center website
  • Object Credit Line: Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University. Purchase funds, 1968
  • Materials & Techniques: Stipple engraving on laid paper
  • Image Credit Line: Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (http://www.wesleyan.edu/dac/openaccess)
  • Edition: Published 30 August 1786 by T. Macklin, London
  • Dimensions: 1840
  • 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 R.A in 1783 (10)
  • Associated People: Created by Peltro William Tomkins (British (English), 1760-1840), After John Raphael Smith (British (English), 1751-1812), After Henry Fuseli (Swiss, 1741-1825)
  • Accession Number: 1968.17.1

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