This work is a small-scale replica of a plaster cast of a flayed criminal which Dr.
William Hunter's anatomical figure by Michael Henry Spang, c. 17651800
© Hunterian Art Gallery
- Height: 25 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £4,000 ( Total: £9,000)
- Acquired in:
- 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.
Unrecorded before Daniel Katz.
Free entry to all
50% off exhibitions with National Art Pass
Hunterian Art Gallery Tue–Sat 10am–5pm, Sun 11am–4pm. Mackintosh House Guided tours Tue - Fri, 10am - 12.30pm. Self guided from 1pm and at weekends. Last entry 4.15pm (3.15pm Sun).