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Medical students, body, and skeleton.jpg
A group of medical students and teacher of Mekteb-i Tıbbiye-yi Mülkiye (Civil Medical School), skeletons, and an opened cadaver are photographed.

The painting was commissioned by a few undergraduate students in the Unversity of Pennsylvania to honor anatomist and surgeon David Hayes Agnew on his retirement from teaching.The painting depicts Dr. Agnew performing surgery medical amphitheater…

Dr_Deijman’s_Anatomy_Lesson_(fragment),_by_Rembrandt (1).jpg
Shows Dr. Deijman executing a brain dissection of a criminal along with his assistant. The painting uses the tecnique "foreshortening" in order to let the audience experience as if they were standing at the foot of the disection table.
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