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Johann Heinrich Lips: Frontispiece to Faust. A Fragment, 1789-90.

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Johann Heinrich Lips created this illustration for the 1790 edition of Faust Part I, published in Leipzig. The drawing is based upon Rembrandt van Rijn’s The Magician of 1652, which is thought to depict the Doktor, or a Faustian character, observing a magic disc.  


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