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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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The viscera dissected through a suit of Roman armor. Cropped, from Juan Valverde de Amusco, Anatomia del corpo humano... (Rome, 1559). Copperplate engraving.

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Anatomia del corpo humano...

Rome, 1559. Copperplate engraving. National Library of Medicine.

Juan Valverde de Amusco
(1525-ca. 1588)
[anatomist]

Gaspar Becerra?
[artist]

Valverde playfully shows the viscera dissected not just through skin, but through a suit of Roman armor. The free-floating body parts on the right are copied from Vesalius.



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