Title Page of the Fabrica

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Title Page of the Fabrica
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Title Page of the Fabrica
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Title Page of the Fabrica— Artist: Most likely Jan Stefan van Calcar, 1543, Courtesy The Trustees of the British Museum—No ostensor, no barber, and no seated Galenist reading from an ancient text. The illustration shows an anatomy theatre where Vesalius stands left of center at a table dissecting alone a woman’s abdomen, a large crowd gathered, a human skeleton behind the dissected body, a monkey in lower left and two dogs [animals quite likely to be used in vivisection] in lower right.
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Title Page of the Fabrica— Artist: Most likely Jan Stefan van Calcar, 1543,
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