National Gallery of Art - THE COLLECTION
image of Oedipus Cursing His Son, Polynices Henry Fuseli (artist)
Swiss, 1741 - 1825
Oedipus Cursing His Son, Polynices, 1786
oil on canvas
overall: 149.8 x 165.4 cm (59 x 65 1/8 in.) framed: 177.2 x 191.8 x 12.3 cm (69 3/4 x 75 1/2 x 4 13/16 in.)
Paul Mellon Collection
1983.1.41
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From the Tour: British and American History Paintings of the 1700s
Object 2 of 8

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1786
Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1786, no. 84.
1986
Gifts to the Nation: Selected Acquisitions from the Collections of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1986, unnumbered checklist, repro.

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