In a day and age where anatomical science was still in its infancy, he invented his own technique to preserve corpses - anatomical preparations called «écorchés», which he then staged and exhibited with genuine artistic intent.
These strange figures with their grimacing faces are at first sight quite frightening. They are all that remains of his work today. Whether one admires or rejects Fragonard’s approach, he provokes a lasting fascination.
Festivals and Awards:
2012: Selected at the 'Vedere la scienza' festival ("See science"), Milan, Italy (April 2012)