Bronze male anatomical figure on a marble stand, 1750-1800.

Made:
1750-1800 in England and England and

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Anatomical figure, écorché, male, bronze, on marble stand, after Spang, English, 1750-1800

This is an ecorche, a sculpture designed to show the muscles of the body without skin. It illustrates the male anatomy and is English, following the design of Spang. A similar figure is shown being held by William Hunter (1718-1783) in a portrait from 1769.

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Category:
Anatomy & Pathology
Materials:
bronze (copper, tin alloy), marble (limestone)
Measurements:
overall (figure and stand): 278 mm x 95 mm x 115 mm, 2.1445 kg
Identifier:
1981-1911
type:
figures
credit:
Christie (King St.)

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