Title A male écorché figure, of whom only the right side of his body has been flayed. He holds the removed skin of his right side in his right hand and pulls back the skin of his left abdomen with his left hand. Engraving by G. Bonasone, 155-.
Imprint [Bologna], [between 1550 and 1559]


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Physical description 1 print : engraving ; image 15.1 x 11.2 cm
References A. Bartsch, Le peintre-graveur, Leipzig 1854-1870, repr. Würzburg 1920--1922, vol. XV, p. 95, no. 341 (13)
S. Massari, Giulio Bonazone, exh. cat., Rome: Istituto Nazionale per la Grafica - Calcografia, 1983, i, pp. 109-111, no. 183
L. Choulant, History and bibliography of anatomic illustration, tr. and ed. by M. Frank, Chicago 1920, revd ed. 1945, pp. 166-167
R. Herrlinger, Geschichte der medizinischen Abbildung, bd I: von der Antike bis um 1600, Munich 1967, tr. G. Fulton-Smith as, History of medical illustration from antiquity to a.d. 1600, Nijkerk 1970
Lettering note At lower right corner bears the number: 13
Summary In this print we have the conceit of the cadaver participating in his own dissection. This method of display (discussed in Herrlinger 1970, pp. 80-81) was earlier used in plates to Berengario da Carpi's Commentaria (Bologna 1521) and the same author's Isagogae breves (Bologna 1521, with several later editions) and in Juan de Valverde's Historia de la composicion del cuerpo humano (Rome 1556)
Cite as Wellcome Library no. 99i
Note Dated to the mid-1550s by Massari (1983, p. 109)
Thirteenth in a series of fourteen anatomical prints by G. Bonasone
Author, etc. Bonasone, Giulio, approximately 1498-approximately 1580.
Topic-LCSH Anatomy.
Muscles.
Human anatomy.
Genre/Technique Engravings.
Copy photo no. V 7726
L 18657
System no. .b11737815
Record no. 99i