Carved wooden male anatomical figure, Switzerland, 1731-1770

Made:
1731-1770 in Switzerland
maker:
Jean-Antoine Houdon
and
Unknown

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Carved wooden male anatomical figure showing musculative and arterial system, right arm missing. Made in Switzerland, mid-18th century. Copy/variation of the full-scale statue produced by Jean-Antoine Houdon in Paris in 1767.

This wooden anatomical figure illustrates the muscular structure and arterial system. The male figure is leaning against the base of a tree and standing on a small platform. The figure was made in Switzerland and is missing the right arm.

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Details

Category:
Anatomy & Pathology
Identifier:
A653941
type:
anatomical figure, anatomical figures, anatomy, figures
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • medical demonstration equipment
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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