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Henry Fuseli



 


 
Henry Fuseli

(b Zurich, 6 Feb 1741; d Putney Hill, nr London, 16 April 1825).

Painter, draughtsman and writer, active in England, son of Johann Caspar Füssli. He spent most of his working life in England, where he established himself as the most original history painter and draughtsman of his generation. Renowned for his treatment of bizarre and psychologically penetrating subjects, he was also a prolific writer and, from 1779, Professor of Painting at the Royal Academy.




 


Portrait of a Young Woman

1781
Oil on canvas, 101 x 127 cm
Institue of Arts, Detroit
 



 


Lady Macbeth

1784
Oil on canvas, 221 x 160 cm
Musée du Louvre, Paris



 


Die Entkleidung




 

Ezzelin and Meduna

1779
Oil on canvas, 45,7 x 50,8 cm
Sir John Soane's Museum, London



 

The Shepherd's Dream

1793
Oil on canvas, 154,5 x 215,5 cm
Tate Gallery, London



 

Silence




 

Lady Macbeth with the Daggers
 
 

Theodore Meets in the Wood the Spectre of His Ancestor Guido Cavalcanti



 

Belindas Traum



 

Aphrodite fuhrt Paris zum Duell mit Menelaos




 

Brunhilde Observing Gunther, Whom She Has Tied to the Ceiling




 

The Artist Moved by the Grandeur of Antique Fragments

1778-79
Red chalk on sepia wash, 415 x 355 mm
Kunsthaus, Zürich




 


Perseus Returning the Eye of the Graii

 

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