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A physiognomy exemplifying what Lavater calls the 'homogeneity' of the face. Drawing, c. 1791.

  • Lavater, Johann Caspar, 1741-1801.
Date
ca. 1789
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29410i
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Lavater includes this image in a chapter on 'the model of homogeneity in the human species', where he seeks to demonstrate that the features of the face make up a harmonious whole expressing an underlying character

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[London], ca. 1789.

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1 drawing : pencil

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 29410i

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