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‘Corporis humani ossa, posteriori facie proposita’

Date

1555

Creator - Organisation

Object type

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 360mm
width (print): 220mm

Subject

Content object

Description

The human skeleton as viewed from behind. Illustration from De humani corporis fabrica, by Andreas Vesalius (Basileae, 1555).

Object history

De humani corporis fabrica was first published in 1543.

Associated place

<The World>
   > Europe
      > Netherlands
<The World>
   > Europe
      > Belgium
<The World>
   > Europe
      > Italy