The First Interview of Werther and Charlotte

Stipple and etching with hand-coloring | 35 x 40.9cm | October 16, 1782

After Henry William Bunbury

In this subject from "The Sorrows of the Young Werther," the hero encounters Charlotte caring for younger siblings after they have lost their mother. Goethe's epistolary novel centers on their ensuing tragic love story. Published in Leipzig in 1774, ...
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