Recto: 'Edgar feigning madness.
Edgar feigning madness, approaches King Lear supported by Kent and the Fool on the Heath & The Prophet Balaam Blessing the People of Israel by Henry Fuseli, 1772
© Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
- Pencil, ink, wash, white chalk on laid paper
- 62.5 x 96 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £50,000 ( Total: £130,000)
- Acquired in:
- Hobart & Maclean
..'. This drawing was probably the design for an oil painting, now lost. Verso: 'The prophet Balaam blessing the people of Israel' - Balak stands surprised and angry behind Balaam.
Edward Croft-Murray; Sotheby's 1995; Hobart & Maclean.