Ambroise Paré using the ligature when amputating at the siege of Damvillers, 1552. Oil painting by Ernest Board.
- Board, Ernest, 1877-1934.
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When first exhibited in 1913, the subject was identified as "Ambroise Paré using the ligature when amputating on the battlefield at the siege of Bramvilliers [sic], 1552" (Wellcome Historical Medical Museum, loc. cit.) The place referred to is Damvillers (Meuse)