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Muscles of the arm and hand: four figures (two on verso), showing the hand in a similar pose to that of the 'Borghese Gladiator' by Agasias of Ephesus. Pen and ink drawing by J.C. Zeller (?), ca. 1832.

  • Zeller, Johann Conrad, 1807-1856.
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[1832?]
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581522i
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Credit: Muscles of the arm and hand: four figures (two on verso), showing the hand in a similar pose to that of the 'Borghese Gladiator' by Agasias of Ephesus. Pen and ink drawing by J.C. Zeller (?), ca. 1832. Wellcome Collection. Public Domain Mark

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[1832?]

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1 drawing : pen and ink ; sheet 21.6 x 16.5 cm

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The 'Borghese Gladiator' statue, by Agasias of Ephesus was probably executed after an earlier statue and was exhibited at the Louvre, Paris, from 1815. Previously, it had resided at the Villa Borghese in Rome. This drawing appears to have been inspired by the statue

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Wellcome Library no. 581522i

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