Five profiles exhibited for their noses. Drawing, c. 1794.
- Lavater, Johann Caspar, 1741-1801.
- ca. 1794
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In the published text Lavater makes a comparison between the top three profiles as to their virtues. The bottom two, however, "approach to folly"; wherever an arch of the nose is exaggerated or lengthened, there can be found mental derangement
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