A woman surgeon and her assistant cupping a patient. Oil painting after Cornelis Dusart.
- Dusart, Cornelis, 1660-1704.
About this work
The interior of a room. On the right a seated woman stretches out her right foot, to which an old woman applies a cupping glass. The old woman has spectacles on her nose and a funnel on her head. Behind her, almost on the middle of the floor, a fat man sharpens a surgical instrument (translation of Bartsch's description)
1 painting : oil on wood ; wood 28.5 x 24.5 cm
A. Bartsch, Le peintre graveur, Leipzig, 1854-1870, vol. V, p. 280, no. 12 (the corresponding etching, called "La ventouse")
Wellcome Library no. 45021i