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Hagen and the Nymphs of the Danube

Artist:
Henry Fuseli (Swiss, Zürich 1741–1825 London)
Date:
1802
Medium:
Graphite, pen and brown ink, watercolor and gouache on cream wove paper
Dimensions:
12 5/16 x 13 1/4 in. (31.2 x 33.6 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace Gift, 1994
Accession Number:
1994.375
Not on view
Inscription: Dated in pen and brown ink, lower right: "Aug. t 1802"
Verso, incribed in pen and brown ink: "Hagen im zum Tod geladen"
Top half, in graphite, sketch of a standing woman; left side, in graphite, partial outline of man traced from recto
Professor Paul Ganz (Zurich 1872–1952 Oberhofen); Rudolph Ganz (Chicago); Dr. and Mrs. Richard W. Levy, New Orleans; Vendor: Richard L. Feigen & Co.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," February 6, 1995–April 16, 1995.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," July 15, 2002–October 6, 2002.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," October 8, 2014–December 8, 2014.

Schiff 1392
Arnold Federmann Johann Heinrich Füssli: Dichter und Maler 1741-1825. Zurich/Leipzig, 1927, p. 68.

Gert Schiff Johann Heinrich Füssli, 1741-1825. Schweizerisches Institut für Kunstwissenschaft, Oeuvrekataloge Schweizer Künstler, 2 vols., Zurich and Munich, 1973, cat. no. 1392: I, p. 588; II, p. 447, ill.

Die Nibelungen: Bilder von Liebe. Edited by Wolfgang Storch, Munich, 1987, p. 137.

Carmen C. Bambach, Colta Ives, Suzanne Boorsch, Carolyn Logan, Perrin Stein "Recent Acquisitions, A Selection: 1994-1995." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, vol. 53, no. 2, Fall 1995, p. 40, ill.



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