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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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Profile cross-section of a dissected man with his tongue sticking out. From Paolo Mascagni, Anatomia universale... (Florence, 1833). Overprinted and hand colored copperplate engraving. Artist: Antonio Serantoni.

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Anatomia universale...

Florence, 1833. Overprinted and hand colored copperplate engraving. National Library of Medicine

Paolo Mascagni
(1755-1815)
[anatomist]

Antonio Serantoni
(1780-1837)
[artist]

Mascagni developed new methods of anatomical preservation, made important contributions to the understanding of human lymphatics, and produced a comprehensive and unprecedented series of brilliantly colored, oversized, anatomical plates.



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