Art and Anatomy in Renaissance Italy: Images from a Scientific Revolution

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Known as the "century of anatomy," the 16th century in Italy saw an explosion of studies and treatises on the discipline. Medical science advanced at an unprecedented rate, and physicians published on anatomy as never before. Simultaneously, many of the period's most prominent artists-including Leonardo and Michelangelo in Florence, Raphael in Rome, and Rubens working in Italy-turned to the study of anatomy to inform their own drawings and sculptures, some by working directly with anatomists and helping to illustrate their ...

Art and Anatomy in Renaissance Italy: Images from a Scientific Revolution 2012, Yale University Press, New Haven

ISBN-13: 9780300179576

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