Flayed Man by Jean-Antoine Houdon - plaster cast

Flayed Man by Jean-Antoine Houdon - plaster cast



This is a real size reproduction in plaster of the head of Flayed Man by the French sculptor Jean-Antoine Houdon (Paris, 1741-1828). He studied in Rome at the Academy of France, from 1764 to 1768. In this period he executed many anatomical studies including the Flayed, his first great success.

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Height 16.54 in 42 cm
Width 9.84 in 25 cm
Depth 7.87 in 20 cm
Weight 11.02 lbs 5 Kg
Material Plaster cast

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The inability to preserve corpses properly saw many students of the human body turning to wax anatomical models that eerily mirrored organs, bones, and other sundry viscera.


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