Recto: Satan, Sin and Death
Verso: similar study


  • Title

    Recto: Satan, Sin and Death Verso: similar study

  • Artist/maker

    Henry Fuseli (1741 - 1825)
  • Associated place

    Europe (place of creation)
  • Date

    October 1776
  • Material and technique

    recto: pen and brown ink and bistre wash over indications in graphite
    verso: pen and brown ink and bistre washes over indications in graphite

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    sheet 27.1 x 38.4 cm (height x width)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by Dr Grete Ring, 1954.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.


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Further reading

Taylor, Gerald L., Seventeenth and eighteenth century English drawings in the Ashmolean Museum (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 1974), no. 24

Brown, David Blayney, Ashmolean Museum Oxford: Catalogue of the Collection of Drawings, iv: The Earlier British Drawings: British Artists and Foreigners Working in Britain Born Before c. 1775 (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1982)

Becker, Christopher, Johann Heinrich Fussli: Das Verlorene Pardies (Germany: G. Hatje, 1997), illus. p. 29 no. 27

Harrison Colin, Palmer Caroline, Wodehouse Katherine, Dickinson Harry, Great British Drawings (Oxford, 2015), p. 84 no. 16, illus. p. 52

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