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Six faces expressing the passions: (clockwise from top left) joy, fear, pity, scorn, anger, and grief. Engraving by Silvester, 1807.
- 1 February 1807
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London (148, St. Martin's Lane) : J. Smeeton, 1 February 1807.
1 print : line engraving
Joy. Fear. Pity. Grief. Anger. Scorn.
Wellcome Library no. 35077i
Some of the plates are directly influenced by Charles Le Brun; for instance 'Pity' and 'Joy'. 'Grief' is based on Lebrun's outline of dejection and sadness