The Nightmare

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Title

The Nightmare

Subject

Gothic Painting

Description

A terrifying image of the approaching nightmare that often filled the characters and those reading about them in the gothic period.

Creator

Henry Fuseli

Source

https://www.dia.org/art/collection/object/nightmare-45573

Publisher

Detroit Institute of the Arts

Date

1781

Contributor

Maxim Geller

Relation

Mysteries of Udolpho by Ann Radcliffe

Format

Unframed: 40 1/16 × 50 1/16 × 13/16 inches (101.7 × 127.1 × 2.1 cm)
Framed: 47 5/8 inches × 58 inches × 3 1/2 inches (121 × 147.3 × 8.9 cm)
oil on canvas

Type

Painting

Identifier

55.5.A

Coverage

Gothic

Files

fuseli_nightmare.jpg

Citation

Henry Fuseli, “The Nightmare,” Enlightenmens, accessed September 29, 2022, http://enlightenmens.lmc.gatech.edu/items/show/943.

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