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From Andrea Vesalius, "De Humani corporis fabrica", woodcut, Basle, 1543.

The seventh of the fourteen muscle plates in the Humani corporis fabrica. It was common that dissected bodies originated from executed people. The rope around this figure's neck indicates this. The backgrounds of all of the fourteen muscle plates form two panoramic landscape views when put together.

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