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Skeleton of a boy sitting on the 'D' of 'Dream', from Francesco Bertinatti, Elementi di anatomia fisiologica applicata alle belle arti figurative (Turin, 1837-39).  Artist: Mecco Leone. Lithograph
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A dissected woman wears a peasant’s hat. Cropped, from Giulio Casserio, Tabulae Anatomicae (Venice, 1627). Copperplate engraving. Artist: Odoardo Fialetti.

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Tabulae Anatomicae...

Venice, 1627. Copperplate engraving. National Library of Medicine.

Giulio Casserio
(ca. 1552-1616)
[anatomist]

Odoardo Fialetti
[artist]

Casserio’s models evoke distinctive yet familiar personalities, an attempt at realism with a hint of comic exaggeration.



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