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Panel binding of the front cover of NLM’s copy of Jacques Fabian Gautier d’Agoty’s Anatomie générale des viscères en situation, mainly featuring concentric rectangular panels with abundant gilding and use of goat skin; to the right is a yard stick, showing that the binding is about 1.5 meters in size, NLM Call no.: WZ 260 G283c 1745.

Cover

Typeset title page of Jacques Fabian Gautier d’Agoty’s Anatomie générale des viscères en situation, NLM Call no.: WZ 260 G283c 1745.

Titlepage

Color mezzotint of a woman’s head, looking towards the viewer but turned about 45 degrees to the right; from Jacques Fabian Gautier d’Agoty’s Anatomie générale des viscères en situation, NLM Call no.: WZ 260 G283c 1745.

Table 1

Color mezzotint of the torso, abdomen, and upper legs of a woman with skin and flesh removed from the abdomen to reveal the circulatory system, including that of the reproductive system and the breast; from Jacques Fabian Gautier d’Agoty’s Anatomie générale des viscères en situation, NLM Call no.: WZ 260 G283c 1745.

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Color mezzotint of a woman’s legs with skin removed to reveal the circulatory system and muscles; from Jacques Fabian Gautier d’Agoty’s Anatomie générale des viscères en situation, NLM Call no.: WZ 260 G283c 1745.

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Color mezzotint of a man’s head in profile facing to the left with flesh removed to reveal the muscles, circulatory system, and nerves; from Jacques Fabian Gautier d’Agoty’s Anatomie générale des viscères en situation, NLM Call no.: WZ 260 G283c 1745.

Table 4

Color mezzotint of a male torso, abdomen, arms and upper legs, with flesh removed to show muscles, internal organs and circulatory system, including detail of the large and small intestines and the male reproductive system; from Jacques Fabian Gautier d’Agoty’s Anatomie générale des viscères en situation, NLM Call no.: WZ 260 G283c 1745.

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The legs; from Jacques Fabian Gautier d’Agoty’s Anatomie générale des viscères en situation, NLM Call no.: WZ 260 G283c 1745.

Table 6

Color mezzotint of several disembodied male urogenital systems; in the center is an entire system including the kidneys, renal veins and arteries, prostate, bladder, pelvis, erect penis and testes; below along the bottom is an erect penis with skin removed, prostate, testicle, and a wine glass containing a homunculus; at the top left is a cross section of a kidney and a prostate gland; from Jacques Fabian Gautier d’Agoty’s Anatomie générale des viscères en situation, NLM Call no.: WZ 260 G283c 1745.

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Color mezzotint of six figures showing the female reproductive system; on the left from top to bottom are two images of the female genitalia and at bottom a view of the uterus and vagina from the interior; on the right fromtop to bottom are other interior views from varying angles; from Jacques Fabian Gautier d’Agoty’s Anatomie générale des viscères en situation, NLM Call no.: WZ 260 G283c 1745.

Table 8

Color mezzotint of a newborn baby just outside its mother’s labia with umbilical cord still attached and running up the vagina; the baby has its flesh removed from its torso and abdomen to reveal its internal organs, and the placenta lies under his right elbow; from Jacques Fabian Gautier d’Agoty’s Anatomie générale des viscères en situation, NLM Call no.: WZ 260 G283c 1745.

Table 9

Color mezzotint of a human figure viewed from behind with most of the flesh removed to reveal the muscles and skeleton of the back of the head, shoulders and back; from Jacques Fabian Gautier d’Agoty’s Anatomie générale des viscères en situation, NLM Call no.: WZ 260 G283c 1745.

Table 10

Color mezzotint of a human figure viewed from behind with most of the flesh removed to reveal the muscles and skeleton of the lower back, buttocks and upper legs; from Jacques Fabian Gautier d’Agoty’s Anatomie générale des viscères en situation, NLM Call no.: WZ 260 G283c 1745.

Table 11

Color mezzotint of a human figure viewed from behind with most of the flesh removed to reveal the muscles and skeleton of the lower legs and feet; from Jacques Fabian Gautier d’Agoty’s Anatomie générale des viscères en situation, NLM Call no.: WZ 260 G283c 1745.

Table 12

Color mezzotint of three views of the heart: the largest, in the center is a view from the front of the entire cardiovascular system with the trachea and spinal cord behind it; to the right at top and bottom are cross-sections of the heart; from Jacques Fabian Gautier d’Agoty’s Anatomie générale des viscères en situation, NLM Call no.: WZ 260 G283c 1745.

Table 13

Color mezzotint of two views of the heart: the largest, in the center of the page is a view from the rear with part of the underside dissected; to the right at top is a smaller view of the heart from above; from Jacques Fabian Gautier d’Agoty’s Anatomie générale des viscères en situation, NLM Call no.: WZ 260 G283c 1745.

Table 14

Color mezzotint of the internal organs, with the liver, spleen, kidneys and esophagus massed together at the top and the stomach and intestines at the bottom of the image; from Jacques Fabian Gautier d’Agoty’s Anatomie générale des viscères en situation, NLM Call no.: WZ 260 G283c 1745.

Table 15

Color mezzotint of a facing skeleton from the bottom of the ribcage up including the skull, neck, and upper arms; the skeleton is facing the viewer and looking to the right at a forty five degree angle; from Jacques Fabian Gautier d’Agoty’s Anatomie générale des viscères en situation, NLM Call no.: WZ 260 G283c 1745.

Table 16

Color mezzotint of a facing skeleton from the top of the pelvis to about the knee joint with views of the hand bones as well and a brain in the lower right hand corner; the view is from the front; from Jacques Fabian Gautier d’Agoty’s Anatomie générale des viscères en situation, NLM Call no.: WZ 260 G283c 1745.

Table 17

Color mezzotint of a facing skeleton from the knee joints down to the feet; the view is from the front; with a separate spinal cord to the right; from Jacques Fabian Gautier d’Agoty’s Anatomie générale des viscères en situation, NLM Call no.: WZ 260 G283c 1745.

Table 18

Large color mezzotint of a full length view of a standing facing woman with the flesh removed from her left arm and breast and her abdomen and legs to reveal internal organs, muscles, circulatory system, and reproductive system; from Jacques Fabian Gautier d’Agoty’s Anatomie générale des viscères en situation, NLM Call no.: WZ 260 G283c 1745.

Tables 1, 2 and 3

Large color mezzotint of a facing male figure with head turned to the left and showing in profile with flesh removed to reveal the muscles, circulatory system, internal organs, and reproductive system; from Jacques Fabian Gautier d’Agoty’s Anatomie générale des viscères en situation, NLM Call no.: WZ 260 G283c 1745.

Tables 4, 5 and 6

Large color mezzotint of a male figure with his back to the viewer with flesh removed to reveal the muscles, circulatory system, internal organs, and reproductive system; from Jacques Fabian Gautier d’Agoty’s Anatomie générale des viscères en situation, NLM Call no.: WZ 260 G283c 1745.

Tables 10, 11 and 12

Large color mezzotint of a facing skeleton turned about forty five drees to the right with a brain and spinal cord in the lower right half of the page; from Jacques Fabian Gautier d’Agoty’s Anatomie générale des viscères en situation, NLM Call no.: WZ 260 G283c 1745.

Tables 16, 17 and 18


Suite de l'Essai d'anatomie en tableaux imprimés
([Paris: Gautier, 1745])

“Flayed Angel”, from Jacques Fabian Gautier d’Agoty’s Suite de l'Essai d'anatomie en tableaux imprimés, NLM Call no.: WZ 260 G283c 1745.

Table 14
"The Flayed Angel"