Lege Artis Medicinae

[Écorché]

HÁMORI Katalin

JULY 27, 1994

Lege Artis Medicinae - 1994;4(07)

[The Louvre in Paris preserves a drawing by Bartolomeo Passarotti (1539-1592) from Bologna, entitled "Michelangelo's Boncol" or "Anatomy Lesson for Artists", from around 1570, which is one of the most important sources of images for the research on anatomy that developed rapidly in the 16th century. In the foreground of the drawing, Michelangelo lectures to painters and sculptors in front of a half-sitting, half-lying corpse. To the right of them, in the background, a particular anatomical sculpture, the écorché (e: écorse), is used as a visual aid. ]

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