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Inside the Morbidly Fascinating Autopsy Handbook that Changed Medical History

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Artistic Influences on Andreas Vesalius’s ‘De humani corporis fabrica libri septem’ and Its Influence on the Arts in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries

Artistic Influences on Andreas Vesalius's 'De humani corporis fabrica libri septem' and Its Influence on the Arts in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries

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I won't lie, The hard science of human anatomy has been difficult to apply to my soft, right-brained mind for the arts, but my fascination with the artists who created this subject by their beautiful expressions of reality has pulled me through. This image was by one of the world's first anatomists to create a textbook, Andreas Vesalius. He is amazing.

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