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A seated woman, dissected, holding a dissected baby, accompanied by separate sections of the body. Oil painting by Jacques-Fabien Gautier D'Agoty, 1764/1765.

Gautier Dagoty, 1717-1785.

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The standing figure bears some resemblance to the print by Jacques-Fabien Gautier d'Agoty published in his Anatomie des parties de la génération de l'homme et de la femme ... jointe a l'angéologie de tout le corps humain, e a ce qui concerne la grossesse et les accouchemens, Paris: J.B. Brunet & Demonville, 1773, fourth folding plate (numbered "Plan. VII" in the top half and "Plan. VIII" in the bottom half), inscribed "Anatomie du fetus disséquée et gravée par G. Dagoty pere 1773." There are some variations, however, in the details of the subsidiary figures

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1 painting : oil on canvas ; canvas 200.5 x 64.5 cm

Publications note

'Some panels by Jacques Gautier d'Agoty', The Lancet, 21 February 1914, p. 557

A. Bouchard, 'Une famille d'artistes français du XVIIIe siècle: les Gautier d'Agoty', Mémoires de la Commission des Antiquités du Département de la Côte d'Or, vol. 21, 1936-1937, pp. 135-140

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Wellcome Library no. 44575i

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A seated woman, dissected, holding a dissected baby, accompanied by separate sections of the body. Oil painting by Jacques-Fabien Gautier D'Agoty, 1764/1765. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY


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