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Anatomia del corpo humano by Juan Valverde de Amusco

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Anatomia del corpo humano...

Rome, 1559. Copperplate engraving. National Library of Medicine.

Juan Valverde de Amusco
(1525-ca. 1588)

Gaspar Becerra?

Valverde playfully shows the viscera dissected not just through skin, but through a suit of Roman armor. The free-floating body parts on the right are copied from Vesalius.


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