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Prima figura V. capitis
Prima figvra V. capitis
Skull--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 the skull in 5 figures.
Title from caption.
Calcar, Jan Stephan van, 1499-1546?
Original image in: Vesalius, Andreas, 1514-1564. De humani corporis fabrica (Basileae : Ex officina Joannis Oporini, anno salutis reparatae 1543. Mense Iunio), page 18. ZAd 25 (Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia)
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.
Digitized by the Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
Oporinus, Joannes, 1507-1568
1 print : woodcut
21 x 25 cm
Calcar, Jan Stephan van, 1499-1546?, “Prima figura V. capitis,” The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Digital Library, accessed October 1, 2023, https://cppdigitallibrary.org/items/show/2454.