Detail View: LUNA: Folger Digital Image Collection: Ariel [graphic] / Henry Fuseli.

Digital Image File Name: 
239
Source Call Number: 
FPa22
Source Creator: 
Fuseli, Henry, 1741-1825, artist.
Image Title: 
Henry Fuseli. Ariel. Oil on canvas, ca. 1800-1810
Source Title: 
Ariel [graphic] / Henry Fuseli.
Image Details: 
from a 4x5 color transparency
Source Created or Published: 
ca. 1800-1810.
Digital Image Type: 
FSL collection
HAMNET CATALOG RECORD: 
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Creator (Hamnet): 
Fuseli, Henry, 1741-1825, artist.
Title (Hamnet): 
Ariel [graphic]. Henry Fuseli.
Date of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet): 
ca. 1800-1810.
Physical Description (Hamnet): 
1 painting on canvas : oil ; 92.7 x 71.5 cm.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Tempest. Act V. Scene 1 -- Illustrations.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Paintings. gmgpc
Subject (Hamnet): 
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Characters -- Ariel.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Condition reviewed with the exception of Ariel himself, the canvas is thinly painted. It has suffered from abrasion and overpainting, particularly in the bat's wings
Notes (Hamnet): 
Conserved 19790000 the canvas was lined for the first time in 1979
Notes (Hamnet): 
Exhibited: Mead Art Building, Amherst College, "Shakespeare, Hamlet and Macbeth", (no catalogue), 1951; Washington, D.C., Federal Reserve Board, "Eighteenth and Nineteenth Cenutury English Painting", 1976-77, no. 5; California Academy of Sciences, and six other cities in the traveling exhibition organized by the Folger Shakespeare Library, "Shakespeare: The Globe and the World," 1979-1982, repr. in color on p. 189; Mead Art Building, Amherst College, "The Tempest" (no catalogue), 1951; 'As imagination bodies forth...' [paintings] Oct. 28, 1993-Feb. 15, 1994.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Schiff 1973, vol. 1, pp. 563-64 (no. 1208); Schiff and Viotto 1977, no. 234; Schiff and Weinglass (forthcoming), as Ariel Riding on the Bat, below Ferdinand and Maranda.
Notes (Hamnet): 
This record contains unverified data from a re-keying contract and may contain incorrect or incomplete text. Please consult Curator for assistance.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Versions: A drawing in the Öffentliche Kunstsammerlung, Basel, of Fair Margaret and Sweet William from an old English ballad repeats the painting's lower group of Ferdinand and Miranda (see Schiff 1973, no. 1555)
Notes (Hamnet): 
Title from Pressly.
Provenance (Hamnet): 
Provenance: Burdett-Coutts sale, Christie, Manson & Woods, Auctioneers, 8 King St., St. James's Square, London, 4 May 1922, lot 24, 28 guineas (£29.8.0), Rosenbach acting as agent.
Citations (Hamnet): 
Pressly, W.L. Paintings in the Folger Shakespeare Library, 28 (Plate 1)
Call Number (Hamnet): 
FPa22