[Tabulae Sceleti et Musculorum Corporis Humani.] [Pair.]
Impensis T & P Knapton. Londini. 1747 [&] 1748.
Pair framed engravings. Platemark: 570 x 400mm (22½ x 16") each.
A pair of engravings from 'Tabulae Sceleti et Musculorum Corporis Humani', published in London in 1749 by German born Dutch anatomist Bernhard Siegfried Albinus (originally Weiss) (1697 - 1770). Plate 1a depicts a full length frontal view of a flayed body, in a landscape. Its left arm is extended, illustrating the muscular form of the body. Carved into a rock behind is 'Bern Siegf Albini Tabulae Anatomicae Musculorum Hominis'. Plate 5 shows the reverse of Plate 1a, a full length posterior view of a flayed body with its left arm is extended, displaying the muscular structure of the human form.
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