Male Nude 1794 Insensible Perspiration 18th century science allegorical printBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
The Insensible Perspiration.
(Male Figure, Science & Medicine, allegory, allegorical).
Issued 1794 London, by E. Sibly. Engraved by Dedd & Pass.
Late 18th century engraved print. Depicts contemporary understanding of energy loss through unseen perspiration. Energy is depicted flowing out of an idealized male body.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Sheet Measures c. 8 1/8"H x 5"W.
Engraved Area Measures c. 6 1/2"H x 4 1/2"W.