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The Swiss artist Fuseli was a painter of heroic, literary and surreal themes who first came to London in 1764. After studying in Rome from 1770 to 1779, he began to exhibit works of great psychological complexity and power, the most menacing being The Nightmare. Despite his radical politics, he became professor of Painting (1799–1805) and then Keeper (1804–1825) at the Royal Academy, where he taught a whole generation of artists, including Constable, Haydon and Lawrence.
oil on canvas
77.8 x 64.5 cm
National Portrait Gallery, London
St Martin’s Place, London, Greater London WC2H 0HE EnglandView venue
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