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A young woman wearing a bonnet, representing characteristics of youth. Drawing, ca. 1794.

Lavater, Johann Caspar, 1741-1801.
Date
ca. 1794?

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Description

In the published version, the engraving is contrasted with the head of an old woman. "With what truth are old age and youth here contrasted! ..." The young maid depicted here has "the happiest mixture of the phlegmatic-sanguine temperament"

Publication/Creation

[London], ca. 1794?

Physical description

1 drawing : pencil

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 30122i

Lettering note

Bears number: 6

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