Drawing, pencil, crayon and wash of Dr Spurzeheim, 1815

Made:
1815 in England
artist:
Cornelius Varley
SMG00029692

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Pencil drawing, signed 'Dr Johann Spurzheim. Traced from life with graphic telescope by Cornelius Varley, 1815. Inscribed and dated by Varley. Drawing, pencil, crayon and wash, portrait, 48x32cm, HS profile to L. (See note) Dr Johann Spurzheim (1776-1832) popularised phrenology and had great success in England.

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1891-222
Measurements:
overall (in frame): 520 mm x 405 mm x , , 1.61kg
type:
portrait
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Woodcroft Collection