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Contents 000 Foreword 000 Acknowledgments 1 Introduction: The Body in Wax, The Body of Wax Roberta Panzanelli 000 Compelling Presence: Wax Effigies in Renaissance Florence Roberta Panzanelli 000 Wax Fibers, Wax Bodies, and Moving Figures: Artifice and Nature in Eighteenth-Century Anatomy Joan B. Landes 000 Almost Alive: The Spectacle of Verisimilitude in Madame Tussaud's Waxworks Uta Kornmeier 000 On Waxes and Wombs: Eighteenth-Century Representations of the Gravid Uterus Lyle Massey 000 Wax Tokens of Libido: William Hamilton, Richard Payne Knight, and the Phalli of Isernia Whitney Davis 000 Fleeting Revelations: The Demise of Duration in Medardo Rosso's Wax Sculpture Sharon Hecker 000 Viscosities and Survivals: Art History Put to the Test by the Material Georges Didi-Huberman 000 Appendix: "History of Portraiture in Wax" ("Geschichte der Portr¿tbildnerei in Wachs," 1910--11) Julius von Schlosser 000 Biographical Notes on the Contributors 000 Illustration Credits 000 Index
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Wax-modeling -- History.