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Venarum et item arteriarum omnium integra absolutaque delineatio …
Venarvm et item arteriarvm omnivm integra absolvtaque delineatio …
Blood Vessels--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 the veins and arteries of the human body.
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 313. 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
48 x 38 cm
Calcar, Jan Stephan van, 1499-1546?, “Venarum et item arteriarum omnium integra absolutaque delineatio …,” The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Digital Library, accessed January 17, 2021, https://www.cppdigitallibrary.org/items/show/2256.