Title, Essays on Physiognomy. Author, Johann Caspar Lavater. Edition, 3. Published, Original from, Harvard University. Digitized, Feb 2, Author: John Caspar Lavater; Category: Essays; Length: Pages; Year: Of the general objections made to physiognomy 73 Various objections to. Essays on physiognomy: tr. from the German of John Caspar Lavater, by Thomas Holcroft. Also one hundred physiognomical rules, taken from a posthumous.

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Object type print book-illustration Museum numberHis oratorical fervor and genuine depth of conviction gave him great personal influence; he was extensively consulted as a casuistand was welcomed with enthusiasm on his journeys throughout Germany. Of the union between the knowledge of the heart and philanthropy. Lineaments of the cheeks. Skip to content Skip to section menu. British Museum collection data is also available in the W3C open data standard, RDF, allowing it to join and relate to a growing body of linked data published by organisations around the world.

Of the apparently false decisions of physiognomy. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Of the universality of physiognomonical sensation.

Johann Kaspar Lavater

New records, updates and images are added every week. During his later years, Lavater’s influence waned, and he incurred considerable ridicule due to his vanity.

At barely twenty-one years of age, Lavater greatly distinguished essays by denouncing, in conjunction with his friend Henry Fuseli the painter, an iniquitous magistrate, who was compelled to make restitution of his ill-gotten gains. As a poetLavater published Christliche Lieder — and two epicsJesus Messias and Joseph von Arimathiain the style of Klopstock.


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British Museum – Essays on Physiognomy

Retrieved from ” https: For the Promotion of the Knowledge and the Love of Of the difficulties of physiognomy. Resemblance between parents and children. On dissimulation falsehood and sincerity. Additions to the nose mouth and chin. Mendelssohn refused to do either, and many prominent intellectuals took Mendelssohn’s side, including Lichtenberg and Herder.

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