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From Hogarth to Rowlandson: Medicine in Art in Eighteenth-Century Britain

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From Hogarth to Rowlandson: Medicine in Art in Eighteenth-Century Britain - Haslam, Fiona
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From Hogarth to Rowlandson shows how medicine and medical practitioners were portrayed by some of the artists of the eighteenth century. Medical imagery is a forceful component of eighteenth-century art and, taken as a corpus, the works of artists such as Hogarth and Rowlandson provide a lay view of some of the contemporary medical developments and of the attitudes held towards members of the medical profession. Eighteenth-century medical imagery does not only appear overtly as illustrations of medical men with their ...

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From Hogarth to Rowlandson: Medicine in Art in Eighteenth-Century Britain 1997, Liverpool University Press

ISBN-13: 9780853236405

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