Andreas Vesalius, "De humani corporis fabrica," Plate 24.

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Andreas Vesalius, "De humani corporis fabrica," Plate 24.


  • 1543 (Creation)


Print : b&w ; 36 x 28 cm.

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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."

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Item description, Reference Code, Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives, Washington University in St. Louis.

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