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Algernon Sidney: profile. Drawing, c. 1793.

  • Lavater, Johann Caspar, 1741-1801
Date
c. 1793
Reference
31514i
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Description

Lavater writes: "With no other inducement than thy hair I should salute thee, Algernoon Sidney, in whom I respect the honest man, the zealous patriot, though perhaps over violent, and sometimes a prey to the weaknesses of humanity". The portrait appears in a section on hair and beards

Publication/Creation

[London], c. 1793.

Physical description

1 drawing : pencil, with wash

Creator/production credits

Published engraving inscribed: "T. Holloway direxit"

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 31514i


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