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Biographical notes on Henry Fuseli, with newspaper cuttings

RA Collection: Archive

Archive context

Showing item 68 of 159 in this group

Reference code

AND/7/111

Title

Biographical notes on Henry Fuseli, with newspaper cuttings

Date

[c.1840]

Level

Item

Extent & medium

1 piece

Content Description

The main article is copied from Gentleman's Magazine, June 1825. A collection of newspaper cuttings are pasted to the face of the page.

A notice of Fuseli's election to the Academy; a list of how members voted in Fuseli's election; a discussion of the consequence of Fuseli's election, ie. the resignation of Sir Joshua Reynolds; a notice that the King wishes Reynolds to stay in his post; a satirical motto for the ensuing year's exhibition; an advertisement for Fuseli's paintings in the Milton Gallery; an advertisement for the Life of Henry Fuseli, annotated "1820", and then two adverts for his colleted lectures.