Bronze male anatomical figure on a marble stand, 1750-1800.

Bronze male anatomical figure on a marble stand, 1750-1800.
This is an ecorche, a sculpture designed to show the muscles of the body without skin. It illustrates the male anatomy and is English, following the design of Spang. A similar figure is shown being held by William Hunter (1718-1783) in a portrait from 1769.
 
Currently on display in:
The Science and Art of Medicine
Year made :
1750-1800
Inventory number :
1981-1911