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Anatomical Plate with Male and Female Figures
  • Lucas Kilian
    1579–1637
    born: Augsburg, Bavaria (present-day Germany) ; died: Augsburg, Bavaria (present-day Germany) ; active: Bavaria (present-day Germany)
  • Anatomical Plate with Male and Female Figures, 1613
  • Where object was made: Augsburg, Bavaria (present-day Germany)
  • engraving
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 360 x 266 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 14 1/8 x 10 1/2 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 360 x 266 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 1/8 x 10 1/2 in
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2005.0069
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Black and white image of anatomical studies. There is a nude male figure on the left side, shown full length. His body is facing forward with his head in profile looking right. The left arm is cropped above the elbow and the left leg is cropped above the knee. There is a plant leaf over the genital area. There is a female figure on the right side. She is shown full length from behind. Her left arm is cropped above the elbow and her left leg is cropped above the knee. The right forearm is dissected. Both figures stand on square pedestals with roundels. There is a portrait of a man below the male figure and a mythical creature below the woman. There is a nude female torso at bottom center, shown from the breasts to the thighs. There are anatomical drawings around the figures. There is a cloud with a circle in the center with winged figures above at top center.