Four vignettes demonstrating different cauterisation points on naked human bodies. Watercolour after a twelfth century manuscript.
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About this work
The cauterisation points illustrated in this painting are to cure ailments including: toothache, tertian fever, dropsy, quaternary fever, kidney disease, pain in hips, sciatica and quotidian fever
See further: R. Herrlinger, History of medical illustration, Munich 1970, pp. 31-32