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De formato foetu by Giulio Casserio and Odoardo Fialetti

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De formato foetu...

Frankfurt, 1631. Copperplate engraving. National Library of Medicine.

Giulio Casserio
(ca. 1552-1616)

Odoardo Fialetti

In Adriaan van Spiegel

The plates for Casserio’s theatrum anatomicum were printed after his death in works attributed to him and his pupil Adriaan van Spiegel. Here, a pregnant woman is dissected so that the flaps resemble petals of a flower, with the baby at the center.


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