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

Ariadne Watching the Struggle of Theseus with the Minotaur

Date:
1815 to 1820
Medium:
Brown wash, oil, white gouache, white chalk, gum and graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 24 3/8 × 19 3/4 inches (61.9 × 50.2 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6171
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
arches | chains | hooves | knife | man | mythological creature | religious and mythological subject | stairs | veil | woman
Associated People:
Ariadne
Minotaur
Theseus
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9812
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Catherine M. Gordon, British paintings Hogarth to Turner, Frederick Warne, London, 1981, p. 19, ND466 G67 (YCBA)

Robert Hoozee, British vision : observation and imagination in British art, 1750-1950, , Mercatorfonds Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Brussels , Ghent, 2007, p. 339, no. 227, fig. 227, N6767 B78 2007 + OVERSIZE (YCBA)


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