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FUSELI, Henry (1741 - 1825), Painter, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FUSELI, Henry (1741 - 1825), Painter, illustrator

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Swiss, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1741, in Zurich; died 16 April 1825, in Putney Heath, Surrey, England.

Painter, illustrator. Figure compositions, mythological subjects, religious subjects, figures, portraits.

[not available online]Henry Fuseli was the second son of Johann Caspar Füssli, portrait painter and writer on art. His father guided him towards a career in the church and, despite feeling drawn towards art, he submitted

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