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Portrait of a Young Lady Drawn in Left Profile

Artist:
Henry Fuseli (Swiss, Zürich 1741–1825 London)
Date:
ca. 1778–79
Medium:
Graphite
Dimensions:
sheet: 11 7/16 x 7 1/16 in. (29 x 18 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Mary Oenslager Fund, The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, and Ian Woodner Family Collection Fund, 2006
Accession Number:
2006.501
Not on view
Inscription: "Unbestimmtes Gesicht nicht Ideal und Natur nicht/ dennoch reicht's des kraftig werkenden Meisters"
Johann Caspar Lavater (Swiss, Zurich 1741–1801 Zurich); Vendor: Daniela Laube Inc. Fine Art
Gert Schiff Johann Heinrich Füssli, 1741-1825. Schweizerisches Institut für Kunstwissenschaft, Oeuvrekataloge Schweizer Künstler, 2 vols., Zurich and Munich, 1973, related portrait drawings and Lavater illustration: cat. nos. 573-80, 848, 967: I, pp. 468-9, 509; II, pp. 132-3, 225, 283 (Schiff did not know the present work), ill.

David H. Weinglass Prints and Engraved Illustrations by and after Henry Fuseli; A Catalogue Raisonné. Aldershot, Hampshire and Brookfield, Vermont, 1994, cat. no. 105, pp. 110-11, ill.



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