William Hunter's anatomical figure by Michael Henry Spang

This work is a small-scale replica of a plaster cast of a flayed criminal which Dr.

Details

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
Height: 25 cm
Art Fund grant:
£4,000 ( Total: £9,000)
Acquired in:
2006
Vendor:
Daniel Katz Ltd

William Hunter made in the 1750s to aid his lectures to the Incorporated Society of Painters, and subsequently the Royal Academy. This statuette was made from a figure in wax which Hunter had previously acquired.

Provenance

Unrecorded before Daniel Katz.

Venue details

Hunterian Art Gallery University of Glasgow, 82 Hillhead Street, GLASGOW Strathclyde G12 8QQ 0141 330 4221 www.glasgow.ac.uk/hunterian

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