Henry Fuseli, R.A.

Preferred Media: Painting
Born: 6 February 1741 in Zürich, Switzerland
Died: 16 April 1825
Nationality: Swiss
Elected A.R.A: 03 Nov 1788
Elected R.A: 10 Feb 1790
Keeper From: 1804-1825
Professor of Painting 1799-1805
Professor of Painting 1810-1825
 
Works of Art: 45
Books: 12
Archives: 57
Works by

Sketch of a nude male...   
Sketch of a nude male...
Henry Fuseli
  

Fertilization of Egypt   
Fertilization of Egypt
1 December 1791
Henry Fuseli
  

Falstaff at Hearne's Oak: a...   
Falstaff at Hearne's Oak: a...
Henry Fuseli
  

Prospero summons Ariel: a scene...   
Prospero summons Ariel: a scene...
Henry Fuseli
  

Julia sends away Lucetta: a...   
Julia sends away Lucetta: a...
Henry Fuseli
  

A woman in 16th century...   
A woman in 16th century...
ca. 1803
Henry Fuseli
  
 

A man asleep in bed,...   
A man asleep in bed,...
ca. 1805
Henry Fuseli
  

Thor battering the Midgard Serpent   
Thor battering the Midgard Serpent
1790
Henry Fuseli
  
Works after

Rosicrucius's Sepulchre   
Rosicrucius's Sepulchre
20 August 1803
Henry Fuseli
  

The Creation of Eve   
The Creation of Eve
Henry Fuseli
  

Aratus the Poet and Urania...   
Aratus the Poet and Urania...
Henry Fuseli
  

The Prison   
The Prison
Henry Fuseli
  

The Newspaper in the Country   
The Newspaper in the Country
Henry Fuseli
  

Mad Kate   
Mad Kate
Henry Fuseli
  
 

The Negro Revenged   
The Negro Revenged
Henry Fuseli
  

A Mother with her Family...   
A Mother with her Family...
Henry Fuseli
  

A Dressing Room   
A Dressing Room
Henry Fuseli
  

Virtue reclaiming Youth from the...   
Virtue reclaiming Youth from the...
Henry Fuseli
  

Fantasy portrait of Michelangelo before...   
Fantasy portrait of Michelangelo before...
Henry Fuseli
  

Silence   
Silence
Henry Fuseli
  
 

Crossed Man's and Woman's Hands   
Crossed Man's and Woman's Hands
Henry Fuseli
  

Woman's hand and arm with...   
Woman's hand and arm with...
Henry Fuseli
  

Seated muscular male nude   
Seated muscular male nude
Henry Fuseli
  

Sibyl with Open Book in...   
Sibyl with Open Book in...
Henry Fuseli
  

Young Man sitting beneath a...   
Young Man sitting beneath a...
Henry Fuseli
  

Martha Hess   
Martha Hess
Henry Fuseli
  
 

Rechab displaying the Head of...   
Rechab displaying the Head of...
Henry Fuseli
  

Three Heads of Damned Souls...   
Three Heads of Damned Souls...
Henry Fuseli
  

Youth sitting beneath a Tree...   
Youth sitting beneath a Tree...
Henry Fuseli
  

The Witch of Endor summoning...   
The Witch of Endor summoning...
Henry Fuseli
  

The Escapee: A Real Scene...   
The Escapee: A Real Scene...
Henry Fuseli
  

Balaam blessing the Children of...   
Balaam blessing the Children of...
Henry Fuseli
  
 

Cain   
Cain
Henry Fuseli
  

The Death of Abel   
The Death of Abel
Henry Fuseli
  

St. John   
St. John
Henry Fuseli
  

Brutus   
Brutus
Henry Fuseli
  

A Trans-Tiberine   
A Trans-Tiberine
Henry Fuseli
  

The Daughter of Herodias   
The Daughter of Herodias
Henry Fuseli
  
 

Mary, sister of Martha   
Mary, sister of Martha
Henry Fuseli
  
Works associated with

Portrait of Henry Fuseli, R.A.   
Portrait of Henry Fuseli, R.A.
2 June 1793
George Dance
  

Portrait of Henry Fuseli, R.A.   
Portrait of Henry Fuseli, R.A.
1834
George Henry Harlow
  

Portrait of Henry Fuseli RA   
Portrait of Henry Fuseli RA
1808
Moses Haughton
  

Portrait of Henry Fuseli RA   
Portrait of Henry Fuseli RA
Moses Haughton
  

Christ at the Sepulchre: A...   
Christ at the Sepulchre: A...
Thomas Holloway
  

The Royal Academicians in General...   
The Royal Academicians in General...
1795
Henry Singleton
  
 

Fuseli, Henry, R.A.   Lectures on painting, delivered at The Royal Academy with additional observations and notes by Henry Fuseli, P.P. ; - London 1820   
04/3301   
Pilkington, Matthew   A Dictionary Of Painters, From The Revival Of The Art To The Present Period; By The Rev. M. Pilkington, A.M. A New Edition, With Considerable Alterations, Additions, An Appendix, And An Index, By Henry Fuseli, R.A. [Epigraph] - London: 1805.   
06/3141   
Baxter, Thomas   An Illustration Of The Egyptian, Grecian, And Roman Costume; In Forty Outlines, With Descriptions, Selected, Drawn, & Engraved, By Thomas Baxter. - London: 1810.   
05/4574   
Fuseli, Henry, R.A.   The Life And Writings Of Henry Fuseli, Esq. M.A. R.A. Keeper, And Professor Of Painting To The Royal Academy In London; Member Of The First Class Of The Academy Of St. Luke At Rome. The Former Written, And The Latter Edited By John Knowles, F.R.S. Corresponding Member Of The Philosophical Society At Rotterdam, His Executor. In Three Volumes. Vol. I. (-III.) - London: [1831]   
05/3669   
Blair, Robert   The Grave, A Poem. By Robert Blair. Illustrated By Twelve Etchings Executed From Original Designs. To Which Is Added A Life Of The Author. - London: 1813.   
05/3572   
Haydon, Benjamin Robert   Lectures On Painting And Design: Origin Of The Art - Anatomy The Basis Of Drawing - The Skeleton - The Muscles Of Man And Quadruped - Standard Figures - Composition - Colour - Ancients And Moderns - Invention. By B.R. Haydon, Historical Painter. With Designs Drawn By Himself On The Wood, And Engraved By Edward Evans. - London: 1844. (-1846.)   
05/2353   
Shakespeare, William   The Dramatic Works Of William Shakspeare Revised By George Steevens. Vol. I. (- IX.) - London: - [1802]   
04/3206   
Shakespeare, William,   The Plays Of William Shakspeare, Accurately printed from the Text of the corrected copy left by the late George Steevens, Esq. With A Series Of Engravings, From Original Designs Of Henry Fuseli, Esq. R.A. Professor Of Painting: And A Selection Of Explanatory And Historical Notes, From the most eminent Commentators; A History of the Stage, a Life of Shakspeare, &c. By Alexander Chalmers, A.M. - In Ten Volumes. - Volume I. ... (- Volume X. ...) - London: 1805.   
04/3342   
A Collection Of Prints, From Pictures Painted For The Purpose Of Illustrating The Dramatic Works Of Shakspeare, By The Artists Of Great-Britain. Volume I. (II.)   - London [1803]   
04/3171   
Sharpe, James Birch   Elements Of Anatomy; Designed For The Use Of Students In The Fine Arts. By James Birch Sharpe, Member Of The Royal College Of Surgeons, And Student In The Royal Academy Of Arts. - London: 1818.   
03/6634   
Bromley, Robert Anthony   A Philosophical And Critical History Of The Fine Arts, Painting, Sculpture, And Architecture; With Occasional Observations On The Progress of Engraving, in it's several Branches Deduced From The Earliest Records, Through Every Country In Which Those Arts Have Been Cherished, To Their Present Establishment In Great Britain, Under The Auspices Of His Majesty King George III. In Four Parts. Volume I. (II.) By The Rev. Robert Anthony Bromley, B.D. Rector Of St. Mildred's In The Poultry, And Minister Of Fitzroy-Chapel, London. - London: [1793-1795]   
03/2186   
Fuseli, Henry, R.A.   Lectures On Painting, Delivered At The Royal Academy March 1801, By Henry Fuseli, P.P. With Additional Observations And Notes. - London: 1801.   
03/2265   
RI2/2    [On Composition and Decoration]    [c.1879]    Item   
WA/2    Diary in printed "Student's Journal"    25 Sep 1821 - 24 Sep 1822    Item   
GI/7    Notebook of literary sources    c. 1850s    Series   
AND/20/119    Thomas Lawrence, Russell Square, to Revd. Edward Bury    27 Mar 1828    Item   
AND/19/131    Newspaper cutting    [1825]    Item   
AND/19/30    Anderdon's notes on exhibit #161    [c.1870]    Item   
AND/16/21    Newspaper cutting    [1815]    Item   
AND/13/135    Newspaper cutting, an incomplete critique of the 1807 Academy exhibition    1807    Item   
AND/13/128    Note by Henry Fuseli    22 Jul 1807    Item   
AND/11/131    Press cutting, a review of the first edition of the lectures of Henry Fuseli    28 May 1801    Item   
AND/8/191    Anderdon's notes on Henry Fuseli and Sir Thomas Lawrence    [c.1870]    Item   
AND/7/112    Newspaper cuttings of an imcomplete critique of the 1789 Academy exhibition    1789    Item   
AND/7/111    Biographical notes on Henry Fuseli, with newspaper cuttings    [c.1840]    Item   
AND/7/110    List of books to be purchased for the Royal Academy    [c.1804-1806]    Item   
AND/7/39    Incomplete critique of the [1788] Academy exhibition    [1788]    Item   
AND/6/221    [copy] Henry Fuseli, St. Martin's Lane, to Alderman Boydell    28 Jun 1788    Item   
JU/3/20    H. F., London [to an unidentifed correspondent]    07 Mar 1798    Item   
JU/3/19    [Henry] Fuseli, Queen Ann St., to F. J. Du Roveray    20 Jul [17]98    Item   
AND/4/95    Extract from a critique of the 1780 exhibition by Anthony Pasquin    [c.1870]    Item   
AND/4/94    Extract from a contemporary critique on Johann Zoffany's 'Tribuna of the Uffizi'    [c.1870]    Item   
HU/2/93    [draft] [Ozias Humphry], Rome, to [unknown]    [1775]    Item   
HU/2/9    [draft] [Ozias Humphry], to [unknown]    [c.1774]    Item   
AND/1/151    Anderdon's note on Mary Moser writing to Henry Fuseli    [c.1870]    Item   
FU    Henry Fuseli, RA, papers    1799-1849    Fonds   
LAW/5/186    Thos. Lawrence, Russell Square, to David Wilkie, Madrid    10 Jan 1828    Item   
LAW/4/341    Thos. Uwins, Naples, to Sir Thomas Lawrence, President of the Royal Academy, Russell Square, London    31 May 1825    Item   
LAW/4/335    Wm. Roscoe, Toxteth Park, nr. Liverpool, to Sir Thomas Lawrence, 65 Russell Square, London    23 May 1825    Item   
LAW/4/154    G. Jones, 22 Duke Street, Portland Place, to Thomas    [c.1826]    Item   
LAW/4/31    H. Fuseli, Somserset House, Sir Thomas    20 Jun 1822    Item   
LAW/4/238    H. Fuseli, to [Thomas Lawrence]    [c.1820-24]    Item   
LAW/4/254    Henry Fuseli, R. Academy, to Sir Thomas    6 Nov 1824    Item   
LAW/4/277    Henry Fuseli, draft lecture on iThe Last Supper/i by Leonardo da Vinci    16 Dec 1824    Item   
LAW/4/169    William Etty, Hotel de Dusseldorf, Rue des Petits Augustines, Quai Voltaire, Paris, to Sir Thomas Lawrence    14 Nov 1823    Item   
LAW/4/294    W. Roscoe, Toxteth Park, nr. Liverpool to Sir Thos. Lawrence P.R.A., 65 Russell Square, London    5 Jan 1825    Item   
LAW/4/319    T. Phillips, George Street, to Sir T. Lawrence    17 Apr 1825    Item   
LAW/4/328    C. Metz, Rome, to Sir T. Lawrence, Russell Square, London    13 May 1825    Item   
LAW/4/8    Wm. Etty, Casa di Signor D'Orville, British Vice Consul, Venice to Sir Thomas Lawrence, Russell Square    26 Mar 1822    Item   
LAW/3/306    Hy. Fuseli, to Sir Thomas    [c. Jun 1821]    Item   
LAW/3/268    Hy. Fuseli, S[omerset] H[ouse], to Sir Thomas    30 Mar 1821    Item   
LAW/3/265    Wm. Lock, Florence, to Sir Thomas Lawrence, Russell Square, London    18 Mar 1821    Item   
LAW/3/73    T[homas] L[awrence], Palazzo Quirinale, to Joseph Farington, Charlotte Street, Bloomsbury    6 Oct 1819    Item   
LAW/2/203    [Thomas Lawrence], to [Henry Fuseli]    1817    Item   
RAA/SEC/14/3/4    S. P. Knowles, 2 Park Hill Villas, Highwick, Newton Abbott, to Frederick A. Eaton    08 Mar 1875    Item   
RAA/SEC/14/3/3    S. P. Knowles, 2 Park Hill Villas, Highwick, Newton Abbott, to Sir Francis Grant    18 Feb 1875    Item   
LAW/1/289    T. L[awrence], to Joseph Farington    29 Oct 1811    Item   
LAW/1/255    [draft?] T.L., to [?Caroline Upton?]    [Oct 1810]    Item   
LAW/1/248    T. Lawrence, Greek St., to [Joseph Farington]    [23 Jul 1810]    Item   
LAW/1/234    T. Lawrence, to [Joseph Farington]    22 Feb 1810    Item   
LAW/1/231    T. L[awrence], to Joseph Farington, Marlborough Buildings, Bath    [27 Jan 1810]    Item   
LAW/1/174    T. L[awrence]., [Stratton Park], to [Joseph Farington]    [9 Dec 1807]    Item   
LAW/1/111    Robert Smirke to Henry Fuseli, 12 Bonner Street    15-18 Jul 1804    Item   
LAW/1/100    Robert Smirke, Malta, to Henry Fuseli    16 Nov 1803    Item   
LAW/1/79    [draft, incomplete] Thomas Lawrence, to [?Richard Payne Knight]    [c.1796]    Item   
RAA/SEC/2/21/6    E. Burch to John Richards    22 Dec 1804    Item   
RAA/SEC/2/21/4    E. Burch to the President and Council    24 Jan 1804    Item   
ANG/8/1-2    Thomas Lawrence, Russell Sq., to Lady Martin    18 Jun 1824    Item   
ANG/3/1-2    Thomas Lawrence, to [Amelia Angerstein]    [1821]    Item