Forensic Medicine Illustration - Arsenic Poisoning
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Meticulously paintedpostmortem illustration showingstomach of a poisoning victim.
In this case depicted are results of poisoning with arsenic.
Presented artwork comes from famous Institutul de Medicina Legala founded in Bucharest, Romania in 1892 by Dr Mina Minovici.
Dr Minovici was a precursor in this field and his unit in Bucharest was the very first institute of forensic medicine in the world!
Medium: pencil, watercolour, body colour. Condition: visible damage to paper surface, mainly on uncovered areas - all captured on photos; damage to frame - it requires reframing.
Signed bottom right: Albert Koebker.
Dating from c1900.
Sizes of the frame: 63.5 x 53.5cm ≈ 25 x 21in Sizes of artwork: 33 x 39cm ≈ 13 x 15.3in
Originally it was glazed, however due extreme rarity it will be shipped without the glass as a precaution not to damage the valuable work. Original frame is included, however it requires either restoration or replacement.
Offers accepted - we can negotiate the price for one or both works.