Heavenly Ganymede

1804
Henry Fuseli (Swiss, 1741–1825)


Object Place: England

Catalogue Raisonné

Man 65; Schiff 1346; Weinglass 172

Dimensions

Sheet: 32 x 25.5 cm (12 5/8 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

1999.596

Medium or Technique

Crayon lithograph

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Though probably drawn in 1804 while Philipp Anrdé was still in charge of the Polyautography project, this stone was not published until 1807 when Volweiller had taken control.

Provenance

Heinrich Vetter, Munich; transferred in 1949 by Vetter (as gift or by exchange) to the Staatliche Graphische Sammlung, Munich; deaccessioned in 1961 (probably by exchange) to R. Arnim Winkler , Berlin (1904-1989) (not in Lugt); K. T. Winkler (sold London, Bonham's, 6 May 1998, lot 9 (£1100 to Laube).

Credit Line

Arthur and Charlotte Vershbow Fund