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Copper engravings of antique statues by Charles Pierre Joseph Normand, top Apollo Sauroctonos, bottom Eros.

Anne Seymour Damer was an English Sculptor. The picture is a caricature of her at the time she was accused of not being a real sculptor. Here is some of the history at Rebecca Cariver’s Blog

Anne Seymour Damer was an English Sculptor. The picture is a caricature of her at the time she was accused of not being a real sculptor. Here is some of the history at Rebecca Cariver’s Blog

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Le Petit Faune de Borghése

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Proportions of the Human Body Accurately Measured from the Most Admired Antique Statues at Rome Issued 1789, in London by C. Cooke. The engravings of human proportions seem to be derived from the work of Gérard Audran who published his studies of proportions based on antique sculptures in 1683.

Charles-Nicolas Cochin proportions of the Farnese Hercules

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