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Morbid Anatomy Museum

Overview
Works: 4 works in 12 publications in 1 language and 247 library holdings
Genres: History  Exhibition catalogs  Pictorial works 
Roles: Other
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Morbid Anatomy Museum
The anatomical Venus : wax, God, death & the ecstatic by Joanna Ebenstein( Book )

9 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compelling and alluring, this disquieting volume presents a host of deftly crafted dissectable female wax models and "slashed beauties" created to demonstrate anatomy in museums and fairgrounds around the world in the 18th and 19th centuries. Incisive commentary reveals the evolution of these enigmatic and sensual sculptures from the death masks, wax effigies and votive offerings of the Renaissance, and later to artist's muse, erotic fetish and the embodiment of the uncanny
Anatomical venus : Morbid Anatomy presents by Joanna Ebenstein( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opus hypnagogia : sacred spaces of the visionary and vernacular by Stephen Romano( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Anatomical Venus : wax, God, death et the ecstatic by Joanna Ebenstein( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Compelling and alluring, this disquieting volume presents a host of deftly crafted dissectable female wax models and "slashed beauties" created to demonstrate anatomy in museums and fairgrounds around the world in the 18th and 19th centuries. Incisive commentary reveals the evolution of these enigmatic and sensual sculptures from the death masks, wax effigies and votive offerings of the Renaissance, and later to artist's muse, erotic fetish and the embodiment of the uncanny
 
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Audience level: 0.51 (from 0.50 for The anatom ... to 0.97 for The Anatom ...)

Languages
English (12)