Fuseli

[ fyoo-zuh-lee ]

noun
  1. (John) Henry Johann Heinrich Füssli, 1741–1825, English painter, illustrator, and essayist; born in Switzerland.

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How to use Fuseli in a sentence

  • One day Stodart, the sculptor, met Fuseli starting forth with an old umbrella.

    East Anglia | J. Ewing Ritchie
  • Mr. Fuseli was a married man, and his wife the acquaintance of Mary.

    Mary Wollstonecraft | Elizabeth Robins Pennell
  • It is rather strange that Fuseli should have now been willing enough to be civil.

    Mary Wollstonecraft | Elizabeth Robins Pennell
  • Mr. Leslie allowed Harlow's portrait of Fuseli to be the best.

    Art in England | Dutton Cook
  • Fuseli thought the occasion a worthy one for administering a rebuke.

    Art in England | Dutton Cook

British Dictionary definitions for Fuseli

Fuseli

/ (ˈfjuːzəlɪ) /


noun
  1. Henry . original name Johann Heinrich Füssli . 1741–1825, British painter, born in Switzerland. His paintings include Nightmare (1782)

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