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Applicant or licensee name:
The University of Reading
Applicant or licensee country:
United Kingdom
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Licence Granted
Title or short description:
Écorché of a human figure, modelled on the Discophoros (the discus-bearer)
Full description:
Écorché drawing showing the musculature within an inked outline of a human body, based on the classical sculpture called the Discophoros. An index, in pencil, on the right side lists the muscles which are identified by numbers and letters drawn on the figure. Part of a Royal Academy School label is in the top-right corner. The remains of the label record class number, the end of the surname, register number and stage. The artist has signed her signature on the front and on the reverse. Graphite and black ink on wove paper. 77.9 x 56 cm.
Still visual art
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Museum, gallery, library or archive holding the work:
The University of Reading Art Collection
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Known creators or right holders

Type Located Name
Creator No Minnie Jane Hardman (née Shubrook) (1862-1952)

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