Name and location of repository
Level of description
Andreas Vesalius, "De humani corporis fabrica," Plate 24.
- 1543 (Creation)
Print : b&w ; 36 x 28 cm.
Scope and content
Caption accompanying the print reads: "This view shows the muscles as they appear after removal of skin and fascia. Such a figure, called an ecorche, was of interest to sculptors and artists as well as to medical students and doctors. An accompanying legend named the muscles identified by letters."
System of arrangement
Conditions governing access
The collection is open and accessible for research.
Conditions governing reproduction
Item description, Reference Code, Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives, Washington University in St. Louis.