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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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Skeleton with detached tendons, holding his jawbone, in front of a cloudy sky. Cropped, from Charles Estienne & √Čtienne de la Rivi√®re, La dissection des parties du corps humain... (Paris, 1546). Woodcut.

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La dissection des parties du corps humain...

Paris, 1546. Woodcut. National Library of Medicine.

Charles Estienne
(1504-ca. 1564)
[author]

Étienne de la Rivière
(d. 1569)
[anatomist]

A skeleton with a thin covering of tendons poses before an apocalyptic sky.



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