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Septima musculorum tabula
Septima mvsculorvm tabvla
Muscle, Skeletal--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 a human figure with skin removed to depict muscles and the abdominal cavity opened, anterior view. The figure is held up by a rope and leans over backwards.
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 190. 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
38 x 27 cm
Calcar, Jan Stephan van, 1499-1546?, “Septima musculorum tabula,” The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Digital Library, accessed January 17, 2021, https://www.cppdigitallibrary.org/items/show/2255.