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Ontleding des menschelyken lichaams by Govard Bidloo and Gerard de Lairesse

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

Govard Bidloo

Gérard de Lairesse

On some pages, de Lairesse commingles body parts with objects taken from everyday life, a variation on the still life, a popular genre of northern European painting that often contained skulls and other allusions to human mortalit


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