Decapitated head resting on a book

Saggio de osservazioni e d’esperienze sulle principali malattie degli occhi, (Pavia, 1801)
Author: SCARPA, Antonio (1752–1832) Artist: Antonio Scarpa

Scarpa’s treatise on the surgery of the eye is a classic. Among the plates there is a decapitated head resting on a book, showing the eye muscles and other anatomical details of the eye.

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