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Ontleding des menschelyken lichaams... by Govard Bidloo and Gérard de Lairesse

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Ontleding des menschelyken lichaams...

Amsterdam, 1690. Copperplate engraving with etching. National Library of Medicine.

Govard Bidloo

Gérard de Lairesse

Bidloo’s anatomy represents a transitional stage. Alongside harshly realistic illustrations, he offers a few memento mori (reminders of mortality).


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