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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

1959Macandrew, Hugh. "Henry Fuseli and William Roscoe." Liverpool Libraries, Museums and Arts Committee Bulletin 8 (1959-1960): 21, 22, 23, 35 (appendix 1, no. 6).
1977Schiff, Gert and Paola Viotto. L'opera completa di Füssli. Milan, 1977: 88, no. 22, 89, repro.
1984Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 414, no. 591, color repro.
1985European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 161, repro.
1992National Gallery of Art, Washington. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 147, repro.
1992Hayes, John. British Paintings of the Sixteenth through Nineteenth Centuries. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 1992: 75-80, color repro. 77.
2004Hand, John Oliver. National Gallery of Art: Master Paintings from the Collection. Washington and New York, 2004: 272-273, no. 220, color repro.

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