Henry Fuseli

1 portrait on display in Room 18 at the National Portrait Gallery

Henry Fuseli, by Edward Hodges Baily, 1824 - NPG 6376 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Henry Fuseli

by Edward Hodges Baily
marble bust, 1824
22 1/2 in. (572 mm) high
Purchased with help from the Heritage Lottery Fund and The Art Fund, 1996
Primary Collection
NPG 6376

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  • Henry Fuseli (1741-1825), Painter. Sitter in 11 portraits, Artist associated with 3 portraits.

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  • Edward Hodges Baily (1788-1867), Sculptor and designer and modeller of silver. Artist associated with 16 portraits, Sitter in 6 portraits.

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Bailey's bust is one of a series of four of fellow-artists commissioned by Sir Thomas Lawrence. The Greek inscription, added at Fuseli's suggestion, can be translated as 'Look upon that which we now suppose to be.'

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