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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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1 drawing : pencil with chalk (?) ; sheet 58.5 x 44.8 cm
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
Borg. Fechter ; Nov. 1839 [or 1832 or 1837?]
Muscles on outline diagram labelled in pencil
Wellcome Library no. 581511i
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