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A surgeon applying a probe to the arm of a screaming patient. Oil painting after Cornelis Dusart.

  • Dusart, Cornelis, 1660-1704.
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In the middle of the scene, a seated peasant shows by his screams the sharp pain which is being caused to him by a country surgeon who is probing a wound in his arm. A woman standing in the background to left shows her sympathy by clasping her hands (translated from Bartsch's description)

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1 painting : oil on wood ; wood 28.5 x 24.5 cm

References note

Adam Bartsch, Le peintre graveur, Leipzig, 1854-1870, vol. V, p. 280, no. 12, "Le chirurgien de village" (related print)

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Wellcome Library no. 45020i


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