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Humani corporis ossium caeteris quas sustinent partibus liberorum suaque sede positorum ex latere delineatio

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Humani corporis ossium caeteris quas sustinent partibus liberorum suaque sede positorum ex latere delineatio
Hvmani corporis ossium caeteris qvas svstinent partibvs liberorum svaqve sede positorvm ex latere delineatio

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, lateral view, with parts labeled. The figure leans against a tomb with the inscription, "Vivitur in genio, caetera mortis erunt." The figure rests his head on his left arm and places his right arm on a skull.
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 164. 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_25.164

Original Format

1 print : woodcut

Physical Dimensions

38 x 27 cm

Citation

Calcar, Jan Stephan van, 1499-1546?, “Humani corporis ossium caeteris quas sustinent partibus liberorum suaque sede positorum ex latere delineatio,” The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Digital Library, accessed August 11, 2022, https://www.cppdigitallibrary.org/items/show/2251.