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Medical art from the Brukenthal Museum, Sibiu, Romania

Alexandru Gh. Sonoc Sibiu, Romania   Several works in the European collection of the Brukenthal National Museum are of interest to the history of medicine. Most of them are works by Dutch and Flemish painters, mainly from the 17th-century: The Summer by Jakob Jordaens, The Trapped Peasant by Adriaen van der Venne, The Bloodletting and […]

The Summer

Alexandru Gh. Sonoc Sibiu, Romania   The Summer Jakob Jordaens (1593-1678) Paper on fire tree panel, 32 x 62 cm Brukenthal National Museum, Sibiu, Romania   On the right side, darkened perhaps to suggest an approaching storm, a woman with bare breast is looking up to the¬†left. On the left side a younger woman is […]