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Fourteen human skeletons performing activities symbolic of life and death. Engraving, 1740 or 1780, after C. Martínez, ca. 1680 (?).

Martínez, Crisóstomo, approximately 1638-approximately 1694.
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[1740 or 1780?]

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The skeletons performs various tasks to demonstrate how the bones interact and provide counterpoise to each other in complex actions. The tasks selected are those which perform activities symbolic of life and death

Publication/Creation

[Paris?] : [publisher not identified], [1740 or 1780?]

Physical description

1 print : engraving ; image 30.3 x 52.9 cm

Publications note

José María López Piñero, El atlas anatómico de Crisóstomo Martínez, grabador y microscopista del siglo XVII, [Valencia]: Ayuntamiento de Valencia, 1982, pp. 24-25

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 642804i

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