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Andreae Vesalii

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Title

Andreae Vesalii

Subject

Vesalius, Andreas, 1514-1564
Physicians
Portraits

Description

Illustration attributed to Jan Stephan Kalkar, a student of Titian.--Cf. Choulant, L. Anatomic illustration, p. 170. Printed by Johannes Oporinus
Portrait of Vesalius.
Includes hand-written caption by previous owner.

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.

Publisher

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

Date

1555

Contributor

Oporinus, Joannes, 1507-1568

Language

lat

Type

StillImage

Identifier

ZAd_25a.a6va
ZAd_25a.a6vb

Original Format

1 print : woodcut

Physical Dimensions

20 x 15 cm

Citation

Calcar, Jan Stephan van, 1499-1546?, “Andreae Vesalii,” The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Digital Library, accessed May 21, 2022, https://www.cppdigitallibrary.org/items/show/2253.

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