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Four heads of birds: a swan, a polyphemus, a wild duck and a pelican. Drawing, c. 1789.
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Four heads of birds: a swan, a polyphemus, a wild duck and a pelican. Drawing, c. 1789.
Work Type
Pencil works.
Date
c. 1789
Material
pencil
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In applying the study of physiognomy to the animal world, Lavater asserts a "proportional difference of force and form. ... From the insect invisible to the naked eye, up to the elephant, is not the gradation of internal and external character perpetually in exact relation?" (vol. II.i. p. 99)
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