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Nouveau recueil d’ostéologie et de myologie by Jacques Gamelin

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Nouveau recueil d’ostéologie et de myologie

Toulouse, 1779. Etching. National Library of Medicine

Jacques Gamelin

A preoccupation with musculature was characteristic of much of art anatomy: here the striations of the muscles are emphasized to show their twisting, rope-like quality. The elevation of form over content, lends the illustration a feeling of high abstraction


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