Bartolommeo Eustachio, Italian physician

Bartolommeo Eustachio, Italian physician

H405/0070 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 48.3MB

Downloadable file size: 5.1MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator



Caption: Bartolomeo Eustachio. Portrait of Bartolomeo Eustachio (1524-74), Italian anatomist. Eustachio researched the teeth, ear, kidneys, uterus, cranial nerves and muscles of the head and neck. He discovered the adrenal glands, a valve in the heart and a tube linking the inner ear to the throat. The heart valve and ear tube were named 'Eustachean' after him. In 1564 he published Opuscula anatomica (Anatomical Works). Another work Tabulae Anatomicae (Anatomical Drawings) which contains detailed illustrations like those of Vesalius, remained undiscovered until 1714. Eustachio was an opponent of the work of Vesalius, favouring instead the theories of Galen.

Release details: Model release not available. Property release not required.

Keywords: adrenal gland, anatomist, b., bartolommeo, de humani corporis fabrica, discoverer, eustac, eustachian tube, eustachio, eustachius, heart valve discoverer, opponent, physician, portraits, surname e, vesalius

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.