Lizars Pl. 45, Gluteus Maximus Muscle
Original Antique Print
18" x 10 7/8" (approximate)
System of Anatomical Plates of the Human Body
John Lizars (1787—1860) was a Scottish surgeon, anatomist and medical author. A System of Anatomical Plates of the Human Body was originally issued in 12 parts from 1822 to 1826 and is comprised of 101 hand-colored engravings. William Home Lizars (1788—1859) a painter and well-known engraver in Edinburgh, engraved his bothers plates. William Home Lizars is well-known for engraving John James Audubon’s earliest plates from The Birds of America. John Lizar's "superb atlas is certainly one of the most elegant works [on anatomy] of the nineteenth century " (Heirs of Hippocrates, Richard Eimas, 1436).
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