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A life class with a model posed as a crucified man with an écorché figure to the left. Drawing.


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Credit: A life class with a model posed as a crucified man with an écorché figure to the left. Drawing. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

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Possibly a scene at the Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts, Antwerp: see Jeanne Sheehy, T̀he flight from South Kensington. British artists at the Antwerp Academy, 1877-1885', Art history, 1997, 20: 124-153

Physical description

1 drawing : Conté crayon with white highlights ; sheet 44 x 67 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 32713i

Creator/production credits

The name Swain inscribed on the verso probably means that the drawing was to be sent to, or had already been sent to, the wood engraver Joseph Swain (1820-1909) or to his son Joseph Blomeley Swain (b. 1844), for copying as a wood engraving for publication

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