Wax anatomical figure of a reclining female, c 1771-1780.

White, Ron

Wax anatomical figure of a reclining female, c 1771-1780.
2 9 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Description

This model, probably from Florence, Italy, was used in the study of anatomy, and shows the body's vital organs. The figure is made of bees-wax and hair, with a detachable front to reveal removable internal organs. Overall dimensions: 230mm x 870mm x 396mm.

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10305919

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