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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 of a boy sitting with his foot on his knee, as if removing a splinter. From Francesco Bertinatti, Elementi di anatomia fisiologica applicata alle belle arti figurative (Turin, 1837-39).  Artist: Mecco Leone. Lithograph.

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Elementi di anatomia fisiologica applicata alle belle arti figurative

Turin, 1837-39. Lithograph. National Library of Medicine

Francesco Bertinatti
(fl. mid-1800s)
[anatomist]

Mecco Leone
[artist]

The anatomical studies for real, imaginary and prospective sculptures and paintings became a genre in its own right in the early and middle decades of the 19th century.



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