The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Deijman

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Title

The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Deijman

Description

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. 

Creator

Rembrandt van Rijn

Publisher

The Amsterdam Museum

Date

1656

Contributor

Megumi Gupta

Format

100 cm × 134 cm (39 in × 53 in)

Type

Fragmentary painting

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Original Format

Painting

Physical Dimensions

100 cm × 134 cm (39 in × 53 in)

Files

Dr_Deijman’s_Anatomy_Lesson_(fragment),_by_Rembrandt (1).jpg

Citation

Rembrandt van Rijn, “The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Deijman,” Enlightenmens, accessed August 18, 2022, http://enlightenmens.lmc.gatech.edu/items/show/35.

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