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Fuseli

[fyoo-zuh-lee]
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noun
  1. (John) HenryJohann Heinrich Füssli, 1741–1825, English painter, illustrator, and essayist; born in Switzerland.
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Examples from the Web for fuseli

Historical Examples

  • Note the shallow and uncomprehending notice of this picture by Fuseli.

    Modern Painters Volume II (of V)

    John Ruskin

  • Knowles, in his “Life of Fuseli,” finds fault with her on this account.

    Mary Wollstonecraft

    Elizabeth Robins Pennell

  • 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


British Dictionary definitions for fuseli

Fuseli

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