Monday, October 24, 2011

Jean Marc Bourgery - Complete Treatise of Human Anatomy

These prints come from: 'Traite complet de l'anatomie de l'homme, comprenant la medicine operatoire.', by Jean Marc Bourgery, published in Paris by C.A. Delaunay, 1831-54.  Author: Jean Baptiste Marc Bourgery (1797-1849). The artist who directed the massive program of prosection, and who was responsible for 512 of the spectacular illustrations, was Nicholas-Henri Jacob (1782-1871) a student of the neo-classical painter of the French Revolution, Jacques-Louis David. Wikipedia entry. Auction result. Youtube description of a republished edition. The prints are available on Ebay. Link to one of the colored illustrations.

Nicolas Henri Jacob - Proportions of the male and female bodies

Atlas of Human Anatomy and Surgery

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