Three figures of the muscles of the foot, showing the sole of the foot progressively dissected.
- Lairesse, Gérard de, 1640-1711.
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Various non-surgical props are employed in this plate to display the anatomy of the foot. A dowel inserted between two blocks is used in figure 1 to support muscles, similar in system to the perforated box and dowel used in plate 67 (catalogue no. 27973). In figure two, the toes of the foot rest on the handle of a chisel and in figures three, muscles are supported on the two arms of an open compass