Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Aidan Jones

  • Anatomy and psychology in George Stubbs’ portrait of Joseph Banks

    Stephen MartinThailandAidan JonesUnited Kingdom Medical investigation techniques applied to art history1 can help solve mysteries, as illustrated by a striking, late eighteenth-century portrait2 (Fig 1) recently acquired for an educational exhibition.3 Its history had been forgotten, but it was identified as an inheritance portrait by its dirty, dog-eared parchment property titles in legal pink ribbon.4…