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Nervorum delineatio, quae septem parium nervorum …

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Title

Nervorum delineatio, quae septem parium nervorum …
Nervorvm delineatio, qvae septem parivm nervorvm …

Subject

Nervous System--anatomy & histology
Peripheral Nerves--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 seven pairs of nerves that originate from the brain and the spinal cord.
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 353. 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

Identifier

ZAd_25.353

Original Format

1 print : woodcut

Physical Dimensions

50 x 38 cm\

Citation

Calcar, Jan Stephan van, 1499-1546?, “Nervorum delineatio, quae septem parium nervorum …,” The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Digital Library, accessed January 17, 2021, https://www.cppdigitallibrary.org/items/show/2257.

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