Wax male anatomical figure, Italian, 1740-1780.

Wax male anatomical figure, Italy, 1740-1780.
This is a figure of a man with most of his skin peeled back to reveal some of the anatomy of the body. It is made from coloured wax and is mounted on a wooden stand. It is thought to be the work of Anna Morandi Manzolini (1716-74) an Italian craftswoman in Bologna, whose skills as a wax modeller were famous in her day.
 
Currently on display in:
The Science and Art of Medicine
Year made :
1740-1780
Inventory number :
A600130