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I won't lie, The hard science of human anatomy has been difficult to apply to my soft, right-brained mind for the arts, but my fascination with the artists who created this subject by their beautiful expressions of reality has pulled me through. This image was by one of the world's first anatomists to create a textbook, Andreas Vesalius. He is amazing.

I won't lie, The hard science of human anatomy has been difficult to apply to my soft, right-brained mind for the arts, but my fascination with the artists who created this subject by their beautiful expressions of reality has pulled me through. This image was by one of the world's first anatomists to create a textbook, Andreas Vesalius. He is amazing.

Andreas Vesalius - De Humani Corporis Fabrica, 1543

Andreas Vesalius - De Humani Corporis Fabrica, 1543

Andreas Vesalius (http://www.pinterest.com/pin/287386019942054803/), De Humani Corporis Fabrica (http://www.pinterest.com/pin/287386019946373890/), Plate 49, 1543.

Andreas Vesalius (http://www.pinterest.com/pin/287386019942054803/), De Humani Corporis Fabrica (http://www.pinterest.com/pin/287386019946373890/), Plate 49, 1543.

Illustration from De Humani Corporis Fabrica by Andreas Vesalius, first published in 1543

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Illustration from De Humani Corporis Fabrica by Andreas Vesalius, first published in 1543

Andreas Vesalius: De humani corporis fabrica (53.682) | Heilbrunn. 1555. Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Andreas Vesalius: De humani corporis fabrica (53.682) | Heilbrunn. 1555. Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

De Humani Corporis Fabrica...  Basel, 1543. Woodcut. National Library of Medicine.  Andreas Vesalius (1514-1564) [anatomist]  Stephen van Calcar and the Workshop of Titian [artists]  A ruined body leans against ancient ruins, a metaphoric echo. Here, visual metaphor coexists with a commitment to accurate naturalist depiction.

De Humani Corporis Fabrica... Basel, 1543. Woodcut. National Library of Medicine. Andreas Vesalius (1514-1564) [anatomist] Stephen van Calcar and the Workshop of Titian [artists] A ruined body leans against ancient ruins, a metaphoric echo. Here, visual metaphor coexists with a commitment to accurate naturalist depiction.

Andreas Vesalius: De humani corporis fabrica (53.682) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Andreas Vesalius: De humani corporis fabrica (53.682) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Andreas Vesalius (http://www.pinterest.com/pin/287386019942054803/).

Andreas Vesalius (http://www.pinterest.com/pin/287386019942054803/).

miasthmatic:    Plate from De humani corporis fabrica libri septem, 1543 by Andreas Vesalius.

miasthmatic: Plate from De humani corporis fabrica libri septem, 1543 by Andreas Vesalius.

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