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Twelve stages in the sequence from the head of a frog to the head of a primitive man. Coloured etchings by Christian von Mechel after J.C. Lavater, 1797.

  • Lavater, Johann Caspar, 1741-1801.
Date
[1797]
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47555i
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Publication/Creation

Ausgeführt und herausgegeben in Basel : Chr: von Mechel, [1797]

Physical description

1 print : etching and aquatint, with watercolour ; image 36.5 x 22.5 cm

Lettering

Stufenfolge von dem Frosche bis zum Apollo Profile. Ausgeführt ... von Chr: von Mechel nach den Ideen des berühmten Lavaters.

Notes

Accompanied by another print (this catalogue number 47556i), which continues the series by showing twelve stages from primitive man (13) to the Apollo Belvedere (24)

References note

Stephen Feeke and Jon Wood, Against nature: the hybrid forms of modern sculpture, Leeds : Henry Moore Institute, 2008, reproduced (unnumbered page)

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 47555i

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  • German


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