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Humani corporis ossium simul compactorum anteriori ex facie expressio

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Title

Humani corporis ossium simul compactorum anteriori ex facie expressio
Hvmani corporis ossivm simvl compactorvm anteriori ex facie expressio

Subject

Skeleton
Bone and Bones--anatomy & histology
Book Illustrations

Description

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.

Creator

Calcar, Jan Stephan van, 1499-1546?

Source

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)

Publisher

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

Date

1543

Contributor

Oporinus, Joannes, 1507-1568

Language

lat

Type

StillImage

Identifier

ZAd_25.163

Original Format

1 print : woodcut

Physical Dimensions

38 x 27 cm

Citation

Calcar, Jan Stephan van, 1499-1546?, “Humani corporis ossium simul compactorum anteriori ex facie expressio,” The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Digital Library, accessed August 11, 2022, https://www.cppdigitallibrary.org/items/show/2250.

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