Henry Fuseli

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Henry Fuseli (1741-1825) was a Swiss painter, poet, critic, and teacher, a fervent admirer of Shakespeare, who spent most of his active career in England. Fuseli has often been regarded as a forerunner of the Romantic art movement and a precursor of Symbolism and Surrealism. His most famous painting is The Nightmare (1781), in which an ape-like goblin sits on a young woman, who is sleeping in a strained posture.

Henry Fuseli Titania and Bottom ca 1790.jpg

Titania and Bottom, ca. 1790.

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