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Title page (De humani corporis fabrica) | by Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, UofT
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Title page (De humani corporis fabrica)

Descriptive Title: Title page.

Artist: Calcar, Jan Stephen van, 1499-1546?

Technique: woodcut

Dimensions: 36 x 25 cm.

Digital ID: RBAI035-0001

Scope and Content: Title page. Vesalius performing dissection on a female cadaver in a crowded lecture theatre.

This plate is taken from the book:

Title: De humani corporis fabrica

Author: Vesalius, Andreas, 1514-1564

Published: Basileæ [Basel] : Ex officina I. Oporini, 1543

Part of the digital collection Anatomia 1522-1867 located at link.library.utoronto.ca/anatomia/application/index.cfm

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Taken on February 3, 2014