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Head of the Roman god Mars. Drawing, c. 1793.

  • Lavater, Johann Caspar, 1741-1801.
Date
ca. 1793
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30076i
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Lavater writes: "A brazen face of another species.... The hair may serve as an emblem of invariable strength, but the drawing of it is so violently exaggerated as to insult nature"

Publication/Creation

[London], ca. 1793

Physical description

1 drawing : pencil

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 30076i

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