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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1943.706
People
Henry Fuseli, Swiss (Zurich, Switzerland 1741 - 1825 London, England)
Title
Agamemnon Pursuing a Trojan near the Tomb of Ilos
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
c. 1768-1770
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/297968
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Brown ink, red gouache, and brown and gray wash over graphite on off-white laid paper
Dimensions
44 × 56 cm (17 5/16 × 22 1/16 in.)
mount: 45.9 × 57.7 cm (18 1/16 × 22 11/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: lower left, brown ink: William Blake
  • inscription: verso of mount, lower left, graphite: 116
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
Accession Year
1943
Object Number
1943.706
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

William W. Robinson, Classicism-Romanticism-Realism: German Drawings from Mengs to Menzel in the Harvard University Art Museums, brochure, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 1998), checklist no. 2, repr.

Exhibition History

The Age of Romanticism, Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge, 03/15/1986 - 05/18/1986

Portrait, Prospect and Poetry: British Drawings from the Grenville L. Winthrop Bequest, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 09/11/1993 - 11/07/1993

Classicism-Romanticism-Realism: German Drawings from Mengs to Menzel in the Harvard University Art Museums, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 04/04/1998 - 06/28/1998

Re-View: S426A (Large Niche) #1: The Past and the Present: British Art of the 19th Century, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 09/03/2010 - 11/20/2010

Dare to Know: Prints and Drawings in the Age of Enlightenment, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 09/16/2022 - 01/15/2023

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