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StFan Sweeto! from Cognac, France
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Nov 7th 2018 at 10:35:24 AM

Okay, this one is a special case, but despite the picture's caption, I've just found out that this artwork is misidentified, certainly because it was mislabeled for centuries and used by Goethe to illustrate his version of Faust.

There is no dearth of classical illustrations for the myth, we probably can find one that will be more appealing to boot. Examples: [1], [2], [3]

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Willbyr Anime-ted from North Little Rock, AR Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
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StFan Sweeto! from Cognac, France
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Nov 8th 2018 at 4:16:40 AM

I favor 1.1 too.

But that was just a quick Google; as usual, other suggestions are welcome.

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TheUnsquished Apparently unsquishable from Southern Limey Land Relationship Status: Is that a kind of food?
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Nov 8th 2018 at 7:15:04 AM

I'll go with 1.1.

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Nov 8th 2018 at 11:36:52 AM

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Willbyr Anime-ted from North Little Rock, AR Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
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Nov 9th 2018 at 7:10:39 AM

Good enough. 1.1's in and tagged; caption?

Old pic:

https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/RembrandtFaust.jpg
Faust, by Rembrandt

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StFan Sweeto! from Cognac, France
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Nov 12th 2018 at 1:59:30 PM

Like previously, the title of the artwork and artist's name would be enough.

  • Faust's Pact with Mephisto, engraving by Julius Nisle after Goethe's Faust.

Or, for short:

  • Faust's Pact with Mephisto by Julius Nisle.

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Willbyr Anime-ted from North Little Rock, AR Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
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Nov 12th 2018 at 6:33:36 PM

[up] I'm good with either of those.

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Nov 13th 2018 at 9:27:03 AM

[up][up]I'd just favour the second since we already know its a pic of Faust since its the image of this page.

Edited by miraculous on Nov 13th 2018 at 11:21:08 AM

..they’re yours and you can’t give them back. Did I want to know badly enough that I was willing to live with whatever answer she gave me?
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Nov 13th 2018 at 11:16:41 AM

[up]Same

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