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Creator:
Henry Fuseli, 1741–1825, Swiss, active in Britain (1766–70; 1779 on)
Title:

Tekemessa and Eurysakes

Former Title(s):

Eros reviving Psyche [1812, Royal Academy of Arts, London, exhibition catalogue]

Date:
between 1800 and 1810
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 40 7/8 x 32 5/8 inches (103.8 x 82.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Label on verso, upper left: “Painting in England, 1700-1850 | The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Richmond 20 | Artist: Henry Fuseli, R.A. | Title: ‘Eros Reviving Psyche (?)’ | Cat. No. 376 | Medium: Oil on Canvas Loan No.: | Insure for: Sales Price: | Lender: Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon | Address: Upperville, Virginia | Please fill in and attach securely to work before sending to museum”; upper left: “Pitt & Scott Ltd. | London | Item No. 6771 | A/N No. [handwritten] 221”

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1976.7.29
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
affection | black | child | death | grief | mourning | mythology | nude | religious and mythological subject | son | suicide | wife | woman
Associated People:
Eurysaces
Access:
On view in the galleries
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:268
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Malcolm Cormack, A Concise Catalogue of Paintings in the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1985, pp. 96-97, N590.2 A83 (YCBA)

Exhibition Catalogue. 1812. 44th., Exhibition of the Royal Academy of Arts, no. 44, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1812, p. 6, no. 89, N5054 A53 29-49 (YCBA)

Painting in England 1700-1850, collection of Mr. & Mrs. Paul Mellon. , Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, 1963, p. 197 (v.1), no. 376, pl. 86, ND466 V57 v.1-2 (YCBA)

Gert Schiff, L'Opera Completa di Fussli, Rizzoli, Milan, 1977, pp. 102, 103, no. 218, fig. 213, NJ18 F98 A12 S34 OVERSIZE (YCBA)


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