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Two demonic physiognomies, expressive of malignity. Drawing, c. 1789.

  • Lavater, Johann Caspar, 1741-1801.
Date
c. 1789
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29009i
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[London], c. 1789.

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1 drawing : graphite

Notes

Neat hand written lettering (cropped) on verso of English text to Lavater, vol. II, p. 105

Lettering note

In the text, Lavater writes "I add, in order to fill up the page, two masks expressive of an infernal grin, of an atrocious malignity - monsters who delight in the wretchedness of others"

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Wellcome Library no. 29009i


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