Monday, September 22, 2008

Methode Pour Apprendre Le Dessein

This book is mentioned in the description of the plates in The Sculptor and Art Student's Guide to the Proportions of the Human Form.

Published in 1791 By Charles-Antoine Jombert
 at Abebooks. Enter the search term "Charles-Antoine Jombert"

Other books by Jombert:

Architecture Moderne, ou l'Art de Bien Batir pour Toutes Sortes de Personnes.

Dictionnaire Portatif de la Ingénieur et Artilleur

La Gnomonique, ou l'on donne par un principe general la maniere de faire des cadrans sur toutes sortes de surfaces, & d'y tracer les heures astronomiques, babylonniennes & italiques, les arcs des signes, les cercles des hauteurs, les verticaux & les autres cercles de la sphere.

Here are some other interesting anatomy links:
Dream Anatomy, from Giornale Nuovo, a blog by Mister H.
Dream Anatomy, the Exhibit at the National Library of Medicine.

And an unusual book The Anatomie de d'Agoty by Gautier-D'Agoty  (in 5 folio volumes), the color plates fascinated the surrealists, and many copies were taken apart and the plates exhibited individually.

Anatomie de d'Agoty See copies at Abebooks.com, enter the search term "d'Agoty"

Anatomical Atlas - Illustrative of The Structure of The Human Body.
A Treatise on Muscular Action - A Physiological, Theoretic and Practical Treatise on the Utility of the Science of Muscular Action for restoring the Power of the Limbs.

Methode Pour Apprendre Le Dessein (1755) (French Edition)
Methode Pour Apprendre Le Dessein (1755) (French Edition)

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