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Profile of a melancholy man with characteristics of penetration, fear, and distrust. Drawing, c. 1792.

Lavater, Johann Caspar, 1741-1801.
Date
ca. 1792

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Appears in the book in a chapter on the four temperaments

Lavater entitles this image "Melancholy of penetration". "Fear and distrust are the principal affections of an organisation so religious [last word in italics]; pardon me the expression"

Publication/Creation

[London], ca. 1792.

Physical description

1 drawing : pencil

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 29947i

Creator/production credits

"Thomas Holloway direxit" inscribed on published engraving

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