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Department of History and Philosophy of Science


Great artists and great anatomists : a biographical and philosophical study / by R. Knox.
London : J. Van Voorst, 1852.
STORE 122:5

The first part of this book contains biographies of Georges Cuvier and Étienne Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire. The second part demonstrates the relationship of anatomical science to the art of Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and Raphael. The author is the famed anatomist Robert Knox who had dealings with the Edinburgh body snatchers Burke and Hare.











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