Tabulae sceleti et musculorum corporis humani, Bernhard Siegfried Albinus
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Tabulae sceleti et musculorum corporis humani by Bernhard Siegfried Albinus was first published in Leiden in 1747. Drawn and engraved by Jan Wanderlaar, the atlas includes illustrations of skeletons and muscle men in detailed and dramatic scenes. Albinus used grids to trace and proportion the illustrations, adding shading to give the illusion of three dimensions and highlight their realism.
Albinus, Bernhard Siegfried, 1697-1770. Tabulae sceleti et musculorum corporis humani (Lugduni Batavorum : Prostant apud Joannem & Hermannum Verbeek, 1747)
Z 98 (Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia)