Bibliotheca Anatomica
Daniel Le Clerc

Lining the walls of the great hall are alcoves containing three-dimensional representations of anatomical figures from famous anatomy books. The background of this
picture summarizes the content of the book, and serves as a museum of anatomy, providing a historical context to the dissection taking place in the foreground. The figure on the far right is a characteristic post-Vesalian
“muscle man” holding his skin.

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