The Nightmare

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Title

The Nightmare

Subject

Gothic Paintings

Description

The Nightmare highlights how the understanding of the mind began to transform as Gothic literature became more popular. The painting portrays a sleeping woman and the contents of her nightmare, showing how Europeans viewed dreams in the 18th century.

Creator

Henry Fuseli

Source

Wikipedia

Date

1781

Contributor

Nick Masterman-Bellflowers

Format

Oil Canvas Painting

Language

German

Type

Painting

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Original Format

Oil Canvas Painting

Physical Dimensions

101.6 × 127 cm

Files

495px-John_Henry_Fuseli_-_The_Nightmare (1).jpg

Citation

Henry Fuseli, “The Nightmare,” Enlightenmens, accessed September 26, 2022, http://enlightenmens.lmc.gatech.edu/items/show/1003.

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