anatomisation


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anatomisation

Anatomy
The dissection of an animal to study structures and interrelationship between its parts.
 
Philosophy
The analysis of anything in minute detail.
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For there are of course many different ways of looking, and arguably the most striking thing about Pacht's is that it is not simply a tool designed to justify an attlibution or a date, as is so often the case, nor indeed a profoundly technical dissection of how the pigment was applied, but rather an anatomisation of the work's composition.