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

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.


Hunterian Art Gallery

University Of Glasgow, 82 Hillhead Street, Glasgow, Strathclyde, G12 8QQ
0141 330 4221
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Opening times

Hunterian Art Gallery Tue–Sat 10am–​5pm, Sun 11am–​4pm. Last entry to Mackintosh House 4.15pm (3.15pm Sun).

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