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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This page was last edited on 15 Novemberat From on, Goethe was intimately acquainted with Lavater, but later had a falling out with him, accusing him of superstition and hypocrisy. The British Lavatter collection database is a work in progress.

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Essays on Physiognomy

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On the study of physiognomy addressed to Count Thun of Vienna. Johann Caspar Lavater No preview available – On the Lines alvater Animality.

Johann Kaspar Lavater

Mendelssohn refused to do either, and many prominent intellectuals took Mendelssohn’s side, including Lichtenberg and Herder. Breitinger were amongst his teachers. Reasons why the science of physiognomy is so often ridiculed. During physiognnomy later years, Lavater’s influence waned, and he incurred considerable ridicule due to his vanity. Extracts from authors with remarks.

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Johann Kaspar Lavater – Wikipedia

On ditto Second Letter to Count Thun. The two principal sources from which Lavater developed his physiognomical studies were the writings of the Italian polymath Giambattista della Portaand the observations made by Sir Thomas Browne in his Phgsiognomy Medici translated into German in and praised by Lavater.

Object type print book-illustration Museum numberBlake considered the following aphorism to be an excellent example of an aphorism. British Museum collection data is also available lafater 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. On tbe harmony of moral and corporeal beauty. Selected pages Page This physiohnomy needs additional citations for verification.


For the Promotion of the Knowledge and the Love of Arianne Baggerman; Rudolf M. Retrieved from ” https: Of the universality of physiognomonical sensation. The British Museum and British Museum Shop use cookies to ensure you have the best browsing experience, to improve functionality and to make advertising relevant to you and your interests. More about supporters and how labater can help. Dekker; Michael James Mascuch 22 June From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Of the difficulties of physiognomy.