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Engraved title page for Bernardino Genga’s Anatomia per uso et intelligenza del disegno, with a floriated frame at the bottom containing the dedication statement; NLM Call no.: WZ 250 G329an 1691.

Titlepage

Engraving of a memento mori scene of two skeletons at top gazing into each others’ eyes over a large cauldron turned so that the viewer can see into it as it holds numerous skeletons and decaying bodies; at lower right is a skeleton with wings like an angle looking into the cauldron; from Bernardino Genga’s Anatomia per uso et intelligenza del disegno, NLM Call no.: WZ 250 G329an 1691.

Plate 2

Engraving of six skulls in two columns of three, showing the human skull from different angles including facing, in profile, from behind and from below, from Bernardino Genga’s Anatomia per uso et intelligenza del disegno, NLM Call no.: WZ 250 G329an 1691.

Plate 3

Engraving of a skeleton without head or limbs, focusing on the ribcage, spinal column and pelvis, facing the viewer but tilted about 45 degrees to the right; from Bernardino Genga’s Anatomia per uso et intelligenza del disegno, NLM Call no.: WZ 250 G329an 1691.

Plate 5

Engraving of a skeleton facing away from the viewer without head or limbs, focusing on the ribcage, spinal column and pelvis; from Bernardino Genga’s Anatomia per uso et intelligenza del disegno, NLM Call no.: WZ 250 G329an 1691.

Plate 7

Engraving of a skeleton in profile without head or limbs, focusing on the ribcage, spinal column and pelvis; with explanatory text in Italian on either side of the figure at the top; from Bernardino Genga’s Anatomia per uso et intelligenza del disegno, NLM Call no.: WZ 250 G329an 1691.

Plate 9

Engraving of three skeleton arms and hands viewed from the front back and sides, from Bernardino Genga’s Anatomia per uso et intelligenza del disegno, NLM Call no.: WZ 250 G329an 1691.

Plate 10

Engraving of a facing muscle figure from the waist up looking off to the left of the page, with flesh removed to show detail of the muscles of the head, neck, chest, and abdomen; from Bernardino Genga’s Anatomia per uso et intelligenza del disegno, NLM Call no.: WZ 250 G329an 1691.

Plate 19

Engraving of a muscle figure from the waist up viewed from the side looking at the viewer, with flesh removed to show detail of the muscles of the head, neck, chest, and abdomen; from Bernardino Genga’s Anatomia per uso et intelligenza del disegno, NLM Call no.: WZ 250 G329an 1691.

Plate 21

Muscle figure, from Bernardino Genga’s Anatomia per uso et intelligenza del disegno, NLM Call no.: WZ 250 G329an 1691.

Plate 22

Muscle figure, from Bernardino Genga’s Anatomia per uso et intelligenza del disegno, NLM Call no.: WZ 250 G329an 1691

Plate 23

Engraving of two partial muscle figures with flesh removed to show musculature in detail: the one at top from the shoulders up showing the muscles of the shoulders and neck; the one at bottom shows the muscles of the abdomen; from Bernardino Genga’s Anatomia per uso et intelligenza del disegno, NLM Call no.: WZ 250 G329an 1691.

Plate 24

Engraving of two partial muscle figures focusing on the arms with flesh removed to show musculature in detail: the one at left shows the muscles of the arm viewed from behind and the one on the right shows the muscles of the arm viewed from the front; from Bernardino Genga’s Anatomia per uso et intelligenza del disegno, NLM Call no.: WZ 250 G329an 1691.

Plate 26

Engraving of a standing, facing muscle figure with right arm raised with flesh removed to show detail of the muscles of the entire front of the body including arms, legs, chest, and abdomen; from Bernardino Genga’s Anatomia per uso et intelligenza del disegno, NLM Call no.: WZ 250 G329an 1691.

Plate 32

Muscle figure, from Bernardino Genga’s Anatomia per uso et intelligenza del disegno, NLM Call no.: WZ 250 G329an 1691.

Plate 36

Engraving of a standing, muscle figure with right arm raised viewed from the rear with flesh removed to show detail of the muscles of the entire front of the body including arms, legs, back, and buttocks; from Bernardino Genga’s Anatomia per uso et intelligenza del disegno, NLM Call no.: WZ 250 G329an 1691.

Plate 38

Engraving of the facing view of the Farnese Hercules, a statue of a nude Hercules standing leaning with his left shoulder against his club with a lion’s skin over it; from Bernardino Genga’s Anatomia per uso et intelligenza del disegno, NLM Call no.: WZ 250 G329an 1691.

Plate 39

Engraving of the side view of the Farnese Hercules, a statue of a nude Hercules standing leaning with his left shoulder against his club with a lion’s skin over it; from Bernardino Genga’s Anatomia per uso et intelligenza del disegno, NLM Call no.: WZ 250 G329an 1691.

Plate 40

Engraving of the rear view of the Farnese Hercules, a statue of a nude Hercules standing leaning with his left shoulder against his club with a lion’s skin over it, in his left hand he holds three apples of the Hesperides behind his back; from Bernardino Genga’s Anatomia per uso et intelligenza del disegno, NLM Call no.: WZ 250 G329an 1691.

Plate 41

Engraving of the statue of Laocoon without his sons or the large snake which ate them; the nude facing seated figure has his left arm raised in struggle clenched in a fist as his right arm pushes down at his side, also with a clenched fist; his face faces the viewer with a look of struggle and agony; from Bernardino Genga’s Anatomia per uso et intelligenza del disegno, NLM Call no.: WZ 250 G329an 1691.

Plate 42

Engraving of the statue of Laocoon without his sons or the large snake which ate them; the nude facing seated figure has his left arm raised in struggle clenched in a fist as his right arm pushes down at his side, also with a clenched fist; his face faces the viewer with a look of struggle and agony; from Bernardino Genga’s Anatomia per uso et intelligenza del disegno, NLM Call no.: WZ 250 G329an 1691.

Plate 43

Engraving of the statue of Laocoon without his sons or the large snake which ate them; the nude seated figure is viewed from his right side and has his left arm raised in struggle clenched in a fist as his right arm pushes down at his side, also with a clenched fist; his face faces the viewer with a look of struggle and agony; from Bernardino Genga’s Anatomia per uso et intelligenza del disegno, NLM Call no.: WZ 250 G329an 1691.

Plate 44

Engraving of the statue of Laocoon without his sons or the large snake which ate them; the nude seated figure is viewed from behind and has his left arm raised in struggle clenched in a fist as his right arm pushes down at his side, also with a clenched fist; his face faces the viewer with a look of struggle and agony; from Bernardino Genga’s Anatomia per uso et intelligenza del disegno, NLM Call no.: WZ 250 G329an 1691.

Plate 45

Engraving of the statue the Borghese Gladiator, a nude male figure lunging forward with his right hand raised as if with a sword to fight an opponent on horseback; the figure’s chest and torso are facing the viewer, but the actor faces his opponent to the left of the page; from Bernardino Genga’s Anatomia per uso et intelligenza del disegno, NLM Call no.: WZ 250 G329an 1691.

Plate 46

Engraving of the statue the Borghese Gladiator, a facing nude male figure lunging forward with his right hand raised as if with a sword to fight an opponent on horseback; from Bernardino Genga’s Anatomia per uso et intelligenza del disegno, NLM Call no.: WZ 250 G329an 1691.

Plate 47

Engraving of the statue the Borghese Gladiator, a nude male figure viewed from the left side, lunging forward with his right hand raised as if with a sword to fight an opponent on horseback; from Bernardino Genga’s Anatomia per uso et intelligenza del disegno, NLM Call no.: WZ 250 G329an 1691.

Plate 48

Engraving of the statue the Borghese Gladiator, a nude male figure viewed from behind, lunging forward with his right hand raised as if with a sword to fight an opponent on horseback; from Bernardino Genga’s Anatomia per uso et intelligenza del disegno, NLM Call no.: WZ 250 G329an 1691.

Plate 49

Borghese Gladiator, from Bernardino Genga’s Anatomia per uso et intelligenza del disegno, NLM Call no.: WZ 250 G329an 1691.

Plate 50

Engraving of the statue the Borghese Gladiator, a nude male figure viewed from the right side, lunging forward with his right hand raised as if with a sword to fight an opponent on horseback; from Bernardino Genga’s Anatomia per uso et intelligenza del disegno, NLM Call no.: WZ 250 G329an 1691.

Plate 51

Engraving based on a statue of a faun in the Borghese collection, a standing nude facing male figure with prominent musculature with left had behind his back and leaning with his right arm on a post or tree; from Bernardino Genga’s Anatomia per uso et intelligenza del disegno, NLM Call no.: WZ 250 G329an 1691.

Plate 52

Engraving based on a statue of a faun in the Borghese collection, a standing nude male figure viewed from the right side with prominent musculature with left had behind his back and leaning with his right arm on a post or tree; from Bernardino Genga’s Anatomia per uso et intelligenza del disegno, NLM Call no.: WZ 250 G329an 1691.

Plate 53

Engraving based on a statue of a faun in the Borghese collection, a standing nude male figure viewed from beind with prominent musculature with left had behind his back and leaning with his right arm on a post or tree; from Bernardino Genga’s Anatomia per uso et intelligenza del disegno, NLM Call no.: WZ 250 G329an 1691.

Plate 54

Engraving of a classical scene featuring a nude muscular faun, human in every way except for goat’s horns, viewed from the right side as he holds a spear in his left hand and faces a marble sarcophagus with a large sheet draped over it and to the faun’s left; from Bernardino Genga’s Anatomia per uso et intelligenza del disegno, NLM Call no.: WZ 250 G329an 1691.

Plate 55

Engraving of a side view of the Medici Venus statue, a standing facing nude woman with her body turned 90 degrees to the right; at her right foot is a tree stump on which sit two cherubs; from Bernardino Genga’s Anatomia per uso et intelligenza del disegno, NLM Call no.: WZ 250 G329an 1691.

Plate 56

Engraving of the side view of a statue of a nude boy sitting on a stone hunched over removing a thorn from his right foot; from Bernardino Genga’s Anatomia per uso et intelligenza del disegno, NLM Call no.: WZ 250 G329an 1691.

Plate 57

Engraving of a standing, facing statue of an Amazon wearing copious robes and with large sandaled feet, from Bernardino Genga’s Anatomia per uso et intelligenza del disegno, NLM Call no.: WZ 250 G329an 1691.

Plate 58