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Plate for 'Essays on Physiognomy', by Johann Caspar Lavater: P.567-1985

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Plate for 'Essays on Physiognomy', by Johann Caspar Lavater


Printmaker: Blake, William
Draughtsman: Fuseli, Johann Heinrich (After)



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Bequeathed by Sir Geoffrey Keynes and allocated by H.M. Treasury through the Minister of the Arts in lieu of capital taxes, 1985

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1985) by Keynes, Geoffrey


18th Century
Production date: AD 1792


Plate for Johann Caspar Lavater's, Essays on Physiognomy, London: John Murray, H. Hunter, and T. Holloway, 1792

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.567-1985
Primary reference Number: 311176
Bentley: 481.1
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Created: Tuesday 12 July 2022 Updated: Tuesday 12 July 2022 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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