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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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Dissected head, profile, eyes closed, slightly smiling. From Albrecht von Haller, Icones anatomicae... (Gottingen, 1756). Copperplate engraving. Artist: C.J. Rollinus.

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Icones anatomicae...

Gottingen, 1756. Copperplate engraving. National Library of Medicine.

Albrecht von Haller

C.J. Rollinus

Contemporaries praised the Swiss anatomist Haller for his finely detailed illustrations of finely dissected subjects. This dissection of the arteries of the face was copied and reprinted in numerous other works of anatomy.

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