The story of a statuette “A woman with Parkinson’s disease”

V.V. Ponomariov


The paper deals with a story of the creation of a plaster statuette “A Woman with Parkinson's Disease”. Neurological symptoms confirming this diagnosis are discussed. Little-known facts about the life and work of its author — the French anatomic, neurologist of the XIX century and at the same time the artist and sculptor Paul Richer are presented. His teachers and colleagues at Salpetriere Hospital are cited: Jean-Martin Charcot, Jules Deje-rine, Joseph Babinsky.


plaster statuette "A woman with Parkinson's disease"; Paul Richer


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