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Fuseli and the Modern Woman: Fashion, Fantasy, Fetishism

14 Oct 2022 – 8 Jan 2023

Book now for Fuseli and the Modern Woman: Fashion, Fantasy, Fetishism. Friends go free.

The exhibition features fifty of the artist’s strange and striking drawings which explore his fascination with female sexuality and the modern woman.

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i Henry Fuseli, Sophia Fuseli, her hair in large rolls, with pink gloves, in front of a brown curtain, 1790, Zürich, Kunsthaus Zürich, Collection of Prints and Drawings, Donated by Friends and Patrons, 1914

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