January 28, 2012

16th CENTURY LATE MANNERIST FLAYED ANATOMICAL HEAD

CIRCLE OF OR ATTR. to Lodovico Cardi known as Cigoli (1559-1613)The Head:”Scorticato “Head (échorché; flayed head). Possibly Attr. Lodovico Cardi known as Cigoli (1559-1613) [s.d. s.l; Florence, circa late 16th century]. Calcined gypsum/Plaster. Size (On base approx. 23 cm, Head Only 13 cm.) Ecorché statuettes, or flayed anatomic models, were popular during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. [SOLD]

 

 

 

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