LEOPOLDO MARCO ANTONIO CALDANI (1725-1813) and FLORIANO CALDANI (1772-1836). Icones anatomicae., 1801-1813
Leopoldo Caldani was chair of anatomy at Padua, and was assisted in the publication of his anatomical works by his nephew, Floriano Caldani, also a professor at Padua.
Together, they created this massive, beautiful compilation of the best anatomic representations of past years. The representations of bones and muscles follow Albinus, the teeth and sexual organs are after John Hunter, the lymphatics after Mascagni, and the pregnant uterus and embryos after William Hunter and Soemmerring. Many of the plates were drawn by the younger Caldani. The lithographs are some of the earliest in book illustration.
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