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Henry Fuseli
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Born on 7th of February 1741
Died in Putney, London
Died on 17th of April 1825

Born 1741 - Zurich, Switzerland. Died 1825 - Painter and art critic.


Studied theology in Switzerland. Moved to England in 1764. Became Professor of Painting at the Royal Academy in 1799. Best known for his paintings of Shakespeare’s and Milton’s works. Buried in the crypt of St Paul’s Cathedral.

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