Original copper-engraved anatomical plates,
Published Rome, Francisci Gonzagae, 1714.
The drawings were completed c.1552 and remained forgotten in the Vatican Library until discovered in the early 18th century, and were then presented by Pope Clement XI to his physician, Giovanni Maria Lancisi, who published them in 1714.
Image sizes: 18 x 28cm
Mounted sizes: 34 x 45cm