Leonardo on the Human Body

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Here are clear reproductions of over 1,200 anatomical drawings by one of humanity's greatest geniuses — still considered, nearly five centuries later, the finest ever rendered.  With 215 plates, including studies of the osteological, myological, nervous, respiratory, alimentary, and genito-urinary system, this treasury will be admired by artists and scientists alike.

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Overview

Here are clear reproductions of over 1,200 anatomical drawings by one of humanity's greatest geniuses — still considered, nearly five centuries later, the finest ever rendered.  With 215 plates, including studies of the osteological, myological, nervous, respiratory, alimentary, and genito-urinary system, this treasury will be admired by artists and scientists alike.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780486244839
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publication date: 9/1/1983
  • Series: Dover Fine Art, History of Art Series
  • Edition description: Unabridged Edition
  • Pages: 506
  • Sales rank: 383,842
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.99 (h) x 1.12 (d)

Table of Contents

introduction
 anatomical illustration before Leonardo
 life of Leonardo da Vinci
 Leonardo's anatomical achievements
 plans for the anatomical treatise
illustrations
 OSTEOLOGICAL SYSTEM
 plate
 1 the skelton
 2 the vertebral column
 3 the skull: anterior view
 4-5 the skull: lateral view
 6 the skull: interior view
 7 the skull: interior view and sagittal suture
 8-9 the upper extremity
 10 representation of the hand
 11-13 the lower extremity
 MYOLOGICAL SYSTEM
 14-32 myology of trunk
 33-39 myology of head and neck
 40-50 myology of shoulder region
 51-57 myology of upper extremity
 58-80 myology of lower extremity
 COMPARATIVE ANATOMY
 81-85 comparative anatomy
 86-88 heart: superficial view
 89-106 ventricles of the heart
 107-115 aortic pulmonary valves
 116-141 cardiovascular system
 NERVOUS SYSTEM
 142-149 central nervous system and cranial nerves
 150 peripheral nerves: intercostal
 151-158 peripheral nerves: upper extremity
 159-168 peripheral nerves: lower extremity
 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM
 169-179 respiratory system
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM
 180-189 alimentary system
 GENITO-URINARY SYSTEM
 190-207 genito-urinary system
 EMBRYOLOGY
 208-215 EMBRYOLOGY
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