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Based on the catalogue (Ars Medica) of the collection presented to the Philadelphia Museum of Art by Smith Kline & French Laboratories. This edition has larger plates and clearer reproduction of the prints than the first two catalog editions, but the explanatory notes are in a separate, following section. There are many prints one would expect to find in such a collection—by Hogarth, Kollwitz, Rowlandson, Daumier, and so on—but there are many unfamiliar ones, too, that illuminate or satirize the medical scenes of medieval Europe and of later eras in the Western world very effectively. A fine buy at a
Medicine and the Artist. 137 Great Prints Selected with Commentary.. Ann Intern Med. ;77:342. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-77-2-342_6
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1972;77(2):342.
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