Coloured medieval drawing of human venous system

Coloured medieval drawing of human venous system

N200/0016 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 50.9MB

Downloadable file size: 6.4MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Medieval venous system. Computer-enhanced folio from a 13th century book showing the blood circulation (veins) of a frog-like human figure. The written text is in latin. Figures in anatomical drawings of the time were usually placed in frog-like postures. Veins are depicted as thin lines running down the arms, legs, into the head, and criss-crossing at a central small heart. The heart lies over a larger round stomach, while a coiled intestine and leaf-like liver of the digestive system are also seen. The accuracy of this medieval anatomy is crude and schematic. Taken from the Ashmole manuscript 399, Bodleian Library, Oxford.

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

Keywords: 13th c., 13th c. anatomy, 13th c. drawing, 13th century, anatomy, art, artwork, blood circulation, digestive system, frog men, historical, historical image, human body, imagery, medieval anatomy, medieval artwork, vein, veins, venous system, whole body

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