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Denominazione delle Parti esterne posteriori della Figura

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Title

Denominazione delle Parti esterne posteriori della Figura

Subject

Body Regions--anatomy & histology
Anatomy, Artistic
Book Illustrations

Description

Copperplate engraving, modeled off the Borghese Gladiator--Cf. Choulant, L. Anatomic illustration, p. 331.
Engraving depicting a man with just the hilt of a sword in the right hand and the remains of a shield on the left arm preparing to "parry a blow".--Cf http://www.usask.ca/antiquities/collection/hellenistic/borghesegladiator.html. Figure is viewed from the rear, with the body in three quarter profile and arms extended. Accompanying text identifies the external sections of the human body.

Source

Published in 1811, Giuseppe del Medico's Anatomia per uso dei pittori e scultori is a manual of anatomy for artists. The work contains 38 copperplates, some of which were printed in multiple colors.

Publisher

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

Date

1811

Identifier

Lewis_Z_112.pl35

Original Format

1 print : copperplate engraving

Physical Dimensions

35 x 23 cm

Citation

“Denominazione delle Parti esterne posteriori della Figura,” The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Digital Library, accessed December 5, 2020, https://www.cppdigitallibrary.org/items/show/226.