Fuseli[fyo̵̅o̅′zə lē, fyo̵̅o̅ zel′ē]
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Fuseli, Henry (born Johann Heinrich Füssli) 1741-1825; Eng. painter, born in Switzerland
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, Henry 1741-1825.
Swiss-born British painter whose works, including The Nightmare (1781), display a fantastic, macabre quality that influenced the surrealists of the 1920s and 1930s.