Title A man removing a plaster; representing the sense of touch. Oil painting by Lucas Franchoys II.



Access Location Shelfmark Availability
 Online request  On Exhibition  Reading Room, Wellcome Collection, January 2015 onwards  DUE 09-01-19
Physical description 1 painting : oil on canvas ; canvas 63.4 x 61.3 cm
Summary This work is an allegory representing the sense of touch, one of the five senses. This is illustrated in the painting by the pain experienced by the man removing a plaster from his arm.
Cite as Wellcome Library no. 45011i
Lettering Lucas. Franchoys. pinxit
Author, etc. Franchoys, Lucas, 1616-1681.
Topic-LCSH Touch.
Plaster (Pharmacy)
Genre/Technique Oil paintings.
Allegorical paintings.
Copy photo no. V 17558
System no. .b1202823x
Record no. 45011i