Democritus - [Illustration to] Fragment Sixteenth. Of the Harmony Between Moral Beauty and Physical Beauty. Addition Eighth. Democritus. 

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Resource details

Resource ID

12618

Access

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Title

Democritus - [Illustration to] Fragment Sixteenth. Of the Harmony Between Moral Beauty and Physical Beauty. Addition Eighth. Democritus.

Date of Original

1789

Special Collection

Bentley-Blake Collection

Creator

Blake, William, 1757-1827, engraver

Format

1 leaf : illustration ; 34 x 27 cm

Storage Location

Rare Books

Notes

Plate opposite page 159, Lavater, Johann Caspar, 1741-1801. Essays on physiognomy. London : Printed for John Murray ..., 1789-1798. Volume I.

"A translation of the materially altered French version (La Haye, 1781-7) published by Lavater as his 3rd recension" according to Osler cited below.

Four of the engravings in volume I are by William Blake.

Size of image: 17 x 14 cm

Engravings executed by, or under the inspection of, Thomas Holloway.

See Catalogue Link below for full Victoria University Library catalogue record.

Catalogue Number

Blake no.750 v.1

Copyright

Public Domain

Subject

Physiognomy

Sequence

0750

Contributor(s)

Rubens, Peter Paul, 1577-1640, artist

Item

Art print

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