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Anatomical diagram of the brain and skull of a horse

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Title

Anatomical diagram of the brain and skull of a horse

Subject

Horses--anatomy & histology
Brain--anatomy & histology
Skull--anatomy & histology
Book Illustrations

Description

Artist unknown.
Diagram of a horse's head with the skull opened, in 2 figures. Figure V shows a cross-section of the brain seen from the bottom. Figure VI shows the skull emptied of the brain seen from above.
Title supplied by cataloger.

Source

Anatomia del cavallo, Carlo Ruini's work on horse anatomy, was first published in 1598, two months after Ruini's death. Created by an unknown artist, the book is renown for its woodcut images, which were heavily influenced by works of human anatomy in the decades preceding it.

Publisher

Digitized by the Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

Date

1618

Language

ita

Type

StillImage

Identifier

ZVh_2.43

Original Format

1 print : woodcut

Physical Dimensions

33 x 22 cm

Citation

“Anatomical diagram of the brain and skull of a horse,” The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Digital Library, accessed May 29, 2024, https://cppdigitallibrary.org/items/show/2436.