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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel

A form of tissue which animals use to effect movement, metaphorically also strength.

In art, depicted in the over-muscled torsos and backs of the men in sculptures such as Laocoön and his Sons, the Belvedere Torso, and Farnese Hercules.



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