Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Anatomic Venus

  • The wax models of Clemente Susini (1752–1814)

    Clemente Susini is remembered for creating what is probably the most extensive collection of anatomical wax works in the world. He first studied sculpture in Florence, but in 1773 became an apprentice there at the museum of natural history in a workshop recently established to produce wax models for teaching anatomy. Within a few years…