Dream Anatomy header
Dream Anatomy Home > Visionary and Visible > Dissection Scenes and Fancies > Gallery
Tabulae anatomical by Caldani and Bosa

Click on the artwork above for a higher resolution image.
(loading time is long for slow connections)

Tabulae anatomical ligamentorum corporus humani...

Venice, 1803. Copperplate engraving. National Library of Medicine.

Floriano Caldani

Cajetano Bosa

The dissection of a body in an arcadian or classical setting, sometimes attended by muses or iconic medical figures such as Hippocrates, was a favorite subject for the anatomical frontispieces in the 18th and early 19th centuries.


< Previous Image | Next Image >

Complete Gallery of Images


U.S. National Library of Medicine, 8600 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20894
National Institutes of Health, Department of Health & Human Services
Copyright, Privacy, Accessibility
Last updated: 9 March 2004
NLM logo HMD logo Getting Real Historical Anatomies Exhibit Information Anatomical Dreamtime Learning Station Gallery Introduction Visionary and Visible Site Map Gallery Dream Anatomy History of Medicine Division National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health