Layered manikin in the Epitome (1)

Andreas Vesalius, De humani corporis fabrica librorum epitome, Basel: ex. off. J. Oporini, 1543, leaf height 55.8 cm, paper manikin, CCF.46.36.

At the back of the Epitome, is a layered manikin, also coloured, that was made up of sheets initially provided in the book. The colouring is particularly effective in highlighting the details of each part.

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