A New Line of Art
Anatomy, Representation, Expertise, Charlatanry
Criticises an advertisement in the Journal of the Society of Arts from an artist whose name is fictionalized as 'BENJAMIN BOUNCE'. Questions the credibility of the artist, wondering 'under what physician, and in what dissecting-room' he obtained the 'scientific knowledge of external anatomy' that gives him 'confidence in soliciting patronage'.
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