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Two Ecorchés, Facing Right

Photo credit: Wellcome Collection

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This drawing and cat. No. 26560i are both by the same sixteenth-century Italian hand, perhaps from the circle of Bartolomeo Passarotti. Each figure is seen from a slightly different view as if drawn while turning in space. The half-bent legs suggest that these figures were ultimately made after suspended corpses. Only the right half of the figure on the left of this sheet and that of the figure on the right of cat.

Wellcome Collection

London


Date

16th C

Medium

pen & brown ink on paper (?)

Measurements

H 42.9 x W 27.9 cm

Accession number

26553i

Acquisition method

purchased by the Wellcome Library, 1982

Work type

Drawing & watercolour


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