Over het boek:
This book is dedicated to the 500th anniversary
of the birth of Andreas Vesalius (1514-1564).
Vesalius’ experts and adepts focus on his life and
work, the new insights he gave on the anatomy
of the human body and the influence he had on
the medical profession throughout the centuries.
Special attention is given to the iconography in
Vesalius’ “Fabrica” and “Epitome”, which, as a
new medium of expression, has incited doctors
and artists alike to copy the magnificent
The renewed interest in Vesalius’ texts and drawings
is illustrated in this publication.