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Human Anatomy: Depicting the Body from the Renaissance to Today
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Benjamin A. Rifkin Michael J. Ackerman
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Human Anatomy: Depicting the Body from the Renaissance to Today

Benjamin A. Rifkin Michael J. Ackerman Judy Folkenberg


9780500289365

Thames & Hudson


Art & Architecture;
Human figures depicted in art


Paperback

344 pages

$42.99
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This lavishly illustrated book chronicles the remarkable history of anatomical illustration from the Renaissance to the digital Visible Human project of today. Its survey of five and a half centuries of meticulous visual description by anatomists and artists will be a welcome addition to the libraries of artists, art students, doctors and anyone interested in the history of science.

By:   Benjamin A. Rifkin, Michael J. Ackerman, Judy Folkenberg
Imprint:   Thames & Hudson
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 229mm,  Width: 152mm,  Spine: 23mm
Weight:   840g
ISBN:   9780500289365
ISBN 10:   0500289360
Pages:   344
Publication Date:   February 2011
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

The Art of Anatomy * Vesaluis * Estienne * Valverde * Eustachi * Casseri and Spieghel * Bidloo and Cowper * Ruysch * Cheselden * Albinus * Gautier d'Agoty * Smellie and Hunter * Gamelin * Bell * Ballie, Willan, Cruveilhier and Carswell * Cloquet and Sarlandiere * Bourgery * Quain, Maclise and Ellis * Gray * Braune * Anatomy in the Digital Age


'Stunning illustrations' - Nature 'Fascinating and at times gruesome' - BBC History Magazine 'Compelling' - The Scotsman 'Remarkable ... charts the visualization of the human body over 600 years' - Daily Telegraph 'Mesmeric ... a macabre and illuminating survey of anatomical art' - Guardian

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