Henry Fuseli Esqr. R.A.
Published as the Act directs March 1, 1808, by Moses Haughton, Royal Academy, Somerset House.
Stipple, 290 x 205mm. 11½ x 8". Some foxng.
Henry Fuseli (1741 - 1825), Swiss painter of heroic, literary and surreal themes who first came to London in 1764. He became professor of Painting (1799-1805) and then Keeper (1804-25) at the Royal Academy, where he taught a whole generation of artists, including Constable, Haydon and Lawrence. His inclination towards the fantastic was given scope in his paintings for Boydell's Shakespeare Gallery. After Moses Haughton the elder (1734 - 1804).
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