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A surgeon letting blood from a man's arm. Oil painting.

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45012i
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Description

A gentleman is having blood taken from his arm. The surgeon stands on the left, and the blood spurts out into a bowl held by the apprentice, right, which suggests that the surgeon has pierced an artery rather than a vein

Physical description

1 painting : oil on wood ; wood 40.3 x 53.4 cm

Creator/production credits

Attributed to a French painter of the late 17th or early 18th century

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 45012i



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