Vision Of Faust1878 by Luis Ricardo Falero

Also known as 'The Departure of the Witches'.

Exhibited at the Paris Salon in 1880. In this work Falero depicts Faust's encounter with the world of Satan, an encounter that takes place in the form of a vision rather than as a physical experience. Faust's reaction to these figures with tiny eyes, sharp claws and slimy hands is one of disorientation asking 'Are these the ones who lost themselves, believing Satan's Lies?'.
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Tags: mythology nude
Period / movement: romanticism
Dimensions (h/w/d): 146 118 (371 300)