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Six faces expressing the passions: (clockwise from top left) joy, fear, pity, scorn, anger, and grief. Engraving by Silvester, 1807.

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1 February 1807
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Publication/Creation

London (148, St. Martin's Lane) : J. Smeeton, 1 February 1807.

Physical description

1 print : line engraving

Contributors

Lettering

Joy. Fear. Pity. Grief. Anger. Scorn.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 35077i

Creator/production credits

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

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  • English



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