Auction 101, Lot 519

"[Table 82]", Lairesse, Gerard de

Subject: Anatomy

Period: 1698 (published)

Publication: The Anatomy of Humane Bodies

Color: Black & White

Size:
12 x 19 inches
30.5 x 48.3 cm

Large copperplate engraving from Bidloo's superb atlas, one of the most striking and innovative anatomical atlases ever published. Bidloo's Anatomia with it's innovative engravings by Lairesse was among the first to portray human anatomy in a naturalistic manner from actual dissections. This plate features the lower leg and foot. Complete with the accompanying text leaf describing the plate. It is from the second edition issued in English by Thomas Cowper from the plates he purchased from Bidloo.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $250

Closed on 12/4/2002

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