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Vesalius: the true face of anatomy

Donatella Lippi Florence, Italy Luigi Padeletti Florence, Italy   Copper plate paper from Remmelin’s Catoptrum by Lucas Killian New York Academy of Medicine The only unquestionably life-portrait of Vesalius’ is the wood-cut which finds its place in the frontispieces of both editions of the Fabrica1 in German and Latin editions of the Epitome,2 as well […]