Anatomy Meets Art: Da Vinci's Drawings

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Woman's Body

Credit: The Royal Collection (c) 2012, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
Leonardo da Vinci began studying the human body to improve his paintings of the human form. But he soon threw himself into the study of anatomy. Here,…Read More »

an illustration of the cardiovascular system and major organs of a woman, drawn circa 1509-1510.    Less «
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