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Mundinus, the Italian anatomist, making his first dissection in the anatomy theatre at Bologna, 1318. Oil painting by Ernest Board.

  • Board, Ernest, 1877-1934.
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The painting shows the Bologna anatomy theatre with the écorchés designed by Ercole Lelli in the 18th century

Physical description

1 painting : oil on canvas ; canvas 92 x 61.5 cm

References note

Robert E. Greenspan, Medicine: perspectives in history and art, Alexandria, Va.: Ponteverde Press, 2006, p. 6 (reproduced)


Wellcome Library no. 45917i

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