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Image id:
139665
Title:
Artist's lay figure: 18th century
Description:
Artist's lay figure. Made and used by Louis François Roubiliac for drawing and sculpting classes. The figure is articulated and can adopt a variety of poses. It has a skeleton of bronze overlaid with cork, horsehair, wool and an outer covering of silk stockinette. With a carved and painted wooden head that may be used as both male or female, the model has two sets of accompanying sets of clothes - one male and one female.
Artist/Photographer/Maker:
Louis François Roubiliac
Date:
1750 AD - 1762 AD
Image Number:
001872
Century:
18th century
London borough:
Unknown
Museum Collection:
Costume & Decorative Arts
Historical period:
Georgian (1714 - 1837)
Ownership of object:
Museum of London
Accession number:
29.130a
Department:
Later History
Link with Museum exhibition:
Creative Quarters (30/03/01 - 15/07/01)
Trans/neg number:
T62; 19229
B&W/Colour:
colour
Credit:
© Museum of London
Image Ref:
001872
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19th Century, Anatomy, Articulated, Black Background, Drawing Model, Figure, Figurine, Human Representation, Louis François Roubiliac, Male Likeness, Sculpting Model, Vertical
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Image Format: JPEG
Width: 3680
Height: 4752
Colour Space: 3
Colour Depth: bits per channel
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