De formato foetu...epistolae duae anatomicae, tractatus de arthritide
Engraved by Francesco Valesio (Italian, about 1560–active to 1643), After Giulio Cesare Casseri (Italian, 1552–1616), Author Adriaan van der Spiegel (Flemish (worked in Italy), 1578–1625), Publisher Liberalis Crema (Italian, 17th century), Printer Giovanni Battista Martini (Italian, 17th century), Printer Livio Pasquati (Italian, 17th century)
Place of Publication: Padua, Italy
Overall: 41.9 x 27.9 x 6.4 cm (16 1/2 x 11 x 2 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with nine engravings
Not On View
(Padua: Giovanni Battista de Martini and Livio Pasquati, for Liberalis Crema, 1626) Folio; 56 leaves; eighteenth[?]-century blind-stamped vellum, gilt-stamped brown calf label. BOUND with Spiegel and Casseri, De humani corporis fabrica (Venice: 1627) [2002.895]
Anatomical illustrations of development of human fetus
Padua: Giovanni Battista de Martini and Livio Pasquati, for Liberalis Crema.
The Watson Collection; presented to the Library of the Medical Society, County of Kings, September 1900 (No. 19077; withdrawn 1973); Lathrop C. Harper, New York, from whom purchased in 1974 by Arthur and Charlotte Vershbow; given by Mr. Vershbow to MFA, 27 December 2002.
Gift of Arthur E. Vershbow