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Externarum humani corporis sedium partiumue

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Title

Externarum humani corporis sedium partiumue
Externarvm hvmani corporis sedivm partivmve

Subject

Body Regions--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 full-length male figure showing the external body. The figure holds a skull in his left hand.
Title from caption.

Creator

Calcar, Jan Stephan van, 1499-1546?

Source

De humani corporis fabrica librorum epitome is a short anatomical textbook primarily comprised of highlights from Andreas Vesalius’s impressive De humani corporis fabrica.
Original image in: Vesalius, Andreas, 1514-1564. De humani corporis fabrica librorum epitome (Basileae : Ex officina Joannis Oporini, anno salutis reparatae 1543. Mense Iunio), page L. 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_epit.L

Original Format

1 print : woodcut

Physical Dimensions

49 x 35 cm

Citation

Calcar, Jan Stephan van, 1499-1546?, “Externarum humani corporis sedium partiumue,” The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Digital Library, accessed January 24, 2021, https://www.cppdigitallibrary.org/items/show/2260.

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