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Title Page Depicting an Anatomical Demonstration with Vesalius at the Left of the Table at Center, Dissecting a Woman's Abdomen before a Crowd of Onlookers, from Icones Anatomicae (Brewer Press, Munich 1933)

Artist:
After John of Calcar (John Stephen Calcar) (Netherlandish, Calcar, Cleves 1499–1546/50 Naples (active Italy))
Author:
Andreas Vesalius (Flemish, Brussels 1514–1564 Zakynthos, Greece)
Printer:
Brewer Press
Date:
1933
Medium:
Woodcut
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 5/16 × 14 7/8 in. (54.2 × 37.8 cm) Image: 13 11/16 × 9 9/16 in. (34.7 × 24.3 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Carll Tucker in memory of Carll Tucker, 1962
Accession Number:
62.545.9(1)
Not on view
Inscription: At upper left: Monogram of Johann Oporinus
At top center in cartouche: ANDRAE BESALII / BRVXELLENSIS, SCHOLAE / medicorum Patauinae professoris, de / Humani corporis fabrica / Libri septem
At bottom center: CVM CAESAREAE / Maeist. Galliarum Regis, ac Senatus Veneti gra- / tia et priuilegio, ut in diplotis eorundem continetur. / BASILEAE.

Marking: On recto at lower right in ink: Printed from teh original woodblock / of the frontispiece of the Treatise on / the studies of the human body / of MDXLIII. Printed in April 1933. / [?]
Mrs. Carll Tucker; Donor: Mrs. Carll Tucker
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