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Arm and hand of the 'Borghese Gladiator' statue: drawing made from the statue originally sculpted by Agasias of Ephesus, with an outline diagram of the arm and its muscles, shown below. Pencil and chalk (?) drawing by J.C. Zeller (?), ca. 1839.

  • Zeller, Johann Conrad, 1807-1856.
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[1839?]
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581511i
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Credit: Arm and hand of the 'Borghese Gladiator' statue: drawing made from the statue originally sculpted by Agasias of Ephesus, with an outline diagram of the arm and its muscles, shown below. Pencil and chalk (?) drawing by J.C. Zeller (?), ca. 1839. Wellcome Collection. Public Domain Mark

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Publication/Creation

[1839?]

Physical description

1 drawing : pencil with chalk (?) ; sheet 58.5 x 44.8 cm

Biographical note

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 taken directly from the statue itself

Lettering

Borg. Fechter ; Nov. 1839 [or 1832 or 1837?]

Lettering note

Muscles on outline diagram labelled in pencil

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 581511i

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