Henry Fuseli

1741 - 1825

Henry Fuseli

Henry Fuseli ( FEW-zə-lee, few-ZEL-ee; German: Johann Heinrich Füssli [ˈfyːsli]; 7 February 1741 – 17 April 1825) was a Swiss painter, draughtsman and writer on art who spent much of his life in Britain. Many of his works, such as The Nightmare, deal with supernatural subject-matter. He painted works for John Boydell's Shakespeare Gallery, and created his own "Milton Gallery". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henry Fuseli has received more than 474,080 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 166th most popular painter.

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Among painters, Henry Fuseli ranks 166 out of 1,258Before him are Frédéric Bazille, Jacob Jordaens, Fernando Botero, John Everett Millais, Maurice de Vlaminck, and Gustave Caillebotte. After him are Édouard-Henri Avril, Jacob van Ruisdael, Il Sodoma, Maurice Utrillo, Joshua Reynolds, and Lucas Cranach the Younger.

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Among people born in 1741, Henry Fuseli ranks 2Before him is Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor. After him are Peter Simon Pallas, Princess Isabella of Parma, Angelica Kauffman, Emperor Momozono, Jean-François de Galaup, comte de Lapérouse, Pierre Choderlos de Laclos, Johann Kaspar Lavater, André Grétry, Jean-Antoine Houdon, and Carl Linnaeus the Younger. Among people deceased in 1825, Henry Fuseli ranks 9Before him are Alexander I of Russia, Henri de Saint-Simon, Maximilian I Joseph of Bavaria, Ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies, Jean Paul, and Pauline Bonaparte. After him are Dmitry Bortniansky, Vivant Denon, Bernard Germain de Lacépède, Laskarina Bouboulina, Franz-Joseph Müller von Reichenstein, and Eli Whitney.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Henry Fuseli ranks 39 out of 540Before him are Carl Spitteler (1845), Lys Assia (1924), Joan Gamper (1877), Johann Jakob Balmer (1825), Eugen Bleuler (1857), and Hermann Rorschach (1884). After him are Ursula Andress (1936), Roger Federer (1981), Élie Ducommun (1833), Robert Walser (1878), Felix Bloch (1905), and Carlo Maderno (1556).

Among PAINTERS In Switzerland

Among painters born in Switzerland, Henry Fuseli ranks 3Before him are Paul Klee (1879) and Arnold Böcklin (1827). After him are Angelica Kauffman (1741), Ferdinand Hodler (1853), H. R. Giger (1940), Johannes Itten (1888), Bernardino Luini (1475), Félix Vallotton (1865), Sophie Taeuber-Arp (1889), Matthäus Merian (1593), and Albert Anker (1831).