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The viscera (Table XIV), after Eustachius; the blood vessels of the liver (Table XV), after Glisson. Etching by I. Basire, 1743.

Basire, Isaac, 1704-1768.
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[1743]

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[London] : [T. Osborne and J. Roberts], [1743]

Physical description

1 print : etching ; 30.2 x 38.5 cm

Lettering

I. Basire sculp.

Publications note

K.B. Roberts and J.D.W. Tomlinson, The fabric of the body. European traditions of anatomical illustration, Oxford 1992, pp. 188-203
Ludwig Choulant, History and bibliography of anatomic illustration, tr. and ed. Mortimer Frank, Chicago 1920, revd ed. New York 1945, pp. 200-204

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 37300i

Reproduction note

The figures on the left (Table XIV) is after engravings made by 1552 for the Italian anatomist, Bartholomaeus Eustachius, but only first published in Rome in 1714 by Giovanni Maria Lancisi in the Tabulae anatomicae clarissimi viri Bartholomaei Eustachii quas è tenebris tandem vindicatas. The top three figures, 1-3, are from plate X, figs 2, 1 and 3, respectively, of the Lancisi edition. The lower two figures, 4-5, are taken from plate XV, figs 3-4, of the Lancisi edition. The figure on the right (Table XV) is from Francis Glisson, who published his Anatomia hepatis in London in 1654

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