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Humani corporis ossium simul compactorum anteriori ex facie expressio
Hvmani corporis ossivm simvl compactorvm anteriori ex facie expressio
Bone and Bones--anatomy & histology
Illustration attributed to Jan Stephan Kalkar, a student of Titian.--Cf. Choulant, L. Anatomic illustration, p. 170. Printed by Johannes Oporinus
Anatomical diagram of a skeletal figure, anterior view, with parts labeled. The skeleton rests on a spade and appears to lament.
Title from caption.
Calcar, Jan Stephan van, 1499-1546?
De humani corporis fabrica is one the most influential books of anatomy. Andreas Vesalius’s text was famously illustrated by both detailed smaller sections of the body and full-body cadavers posed in the Italian countryside.
Original image in: Vesalius, Andreas, 1514-1564. De humani corporis fabrica (Basileae : Ex officina Joannis Oporini, anno salutis reparatae 1543. Mense Iunio), page 163. ZAd 25 (Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia)
Digitized by the Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
Oporinus, Joannes, 1507-1568
1 print : woodcut
38 x 27 cm
Calcar, Jan Stephan van, 1499-1546?, “Humani corporis ossium simul compactorum anteriori ex facie expressio,” The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Digital Library, accessed October 3, 2023, https://cppdigitallibrary.org/items/show/2250.