Henry Fuseli / Head of a Damned Soul from Dante's 'Inferno,' Head of a Damned Soul from Dante's 'Inferno' (verso) / 1770/78Henry Fuseli
Head of a Damned Soul from Dante's 'Inferno,' Head of a Damned Soul from Dante's 'Inferno' (verso)

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Creator Name: Fuseli, Johann Heinrich
Creator Nationality: European; British; English
Creator Role: Artist
Creator Dates/Places: English; 1741-1825; b. Switzerland//Swiss; 1741-1825 (SL) Europe,Switzerland
Creator Birth Place: Switzerland
Creator Active Place: Europe,Switzerland
Creator Name-CRT: Henry Fuseli
Title: Head of a Damned Soul from Dante's 'Inferno,' Head of a Damned Soul from Dante's 'Inferno' (verso)
Title Type: preferred
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1770
Creation End Date: 1778
Creation Date: 1770/78
Creation Place: Europe,United Kingdom,Great Britain,England
Object Type: Paintings
Materials and Techniques: oil on canvas
Dimensions: edges irregular, approx. 40.6 x 29.8 cm; 16 x 11 3/4"
Inscriptions: Heinrich Fuessly / 1741-1825 (verso, lower left)
AMICA Contributor: The Art Institute of Chicago
Owner Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
ID Number: 1992.1531
Credit Line: The Art Institute of Chicago, The Leonora Hall Gurley Memorial Collection
Rights: http://www.artic.edu/aic/rights/main.rights.html
Subject Description: Recto: Possibly represents Ruggieri degli Ubaldini, Archbishop of Pisa (Dante, Inferno, VI). Verso: Possibly represents one of the unnamed sinners among the envious, with eyes sewn shut (Dante, Purgatorio XIII)
AMICA ID: AIC_.1992.1531
AMICA Library Year: 1998
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright The Art Institute of Chicago, 1998

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