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Fu·sel·i(fyo͞o′zə-lē′), Henry Originally Johann Heinrich Füssli. 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.
(Biography) Henry. original name Johann Heinrich Füssli. 1741–1825, British painter, born in Switzerland. His paintings include Nightmare (1782)