Front Cover. Johann Caspar Lavater. . Essays on Physiognomy: Designed to Promote the Knowledge and the Love of Mankind · Johann Caspar Lavater. Johann Kaspar (or Caspar) Lavater was a Swiss poet, writer, philosopher, physiognomist and theologian. Contents. 1 Early life; 2. Results 1 – 17 of 17 Essays on Physiognomy; by J.C. Lavater and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

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Dekker; Michael James Mascuch 22 June Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. On dissimulation falsehood and sincerity. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Resemblance between parents and children. Signs of bodily strength and weakness.

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More about the database. About the database The British Museum collection database is a work in progress. Retrieved 2 October From on, Goethe was intimately acquainted with Lavater, but later had a falling out with him, accusing him of superstition and hypocrisy.

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Observations on the newborn the dying and the dead. This article needs additional citations for verification. As a poetLavater published Christliche Lieder — and two epicsJesus Messias and Joseph von Arimathiain the style of Klopstock. Large image Recto Title-page with a vignette showing Lavater wearing a gown and turban, seated in clouds with a winged male figure and a goddess, deep in study, taking notes in front of a tablet of heads held by a female figure wearing a three-tiered crown, with a pelican feeding its young in the background to left; to Lavater’s ‘Essays on Physiognomy’, Vol I.

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AdditionList of remarkable countenances. Extracts from authors with remarks. Reasons why the science of physiognomy is so often ridiculed.

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Essay by a late learned man of Oldenburg M Sturtz on physi. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Johann Kaspar Lavater. Six heads of horses. Of the union between the knowledge of the heart and philanthropy. On the Lines of Animality. Object type print book-illustration Museum numberDonations will help support curatorial, documentation and digitisation projects. Search the website Search the collection Search the shop.

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Of the general objections made to physiognomy. His conduct during the French occupation of Switzerland brought about his death.

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Of the skulls of children. 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.

Additions to the nose mouth and chin. Selected pages Page Of the congeniality of the human form. The British Museum collection database is a work in progress. During his later years, Lavater’s influence waned, and he incurred considerable ridicule due to his vanity.

Of the difference of skulls as they relate to sex and particularly. On ohysiognomy harmony of moral and corporeal beauty. The fame of this book, which found admirers in France and England as well as Germany, rests largely upon pysiognomy handsome style of publication and the accompanying illustrations.

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