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Muscles of the body. Artwork from Jacopo Berengario da Carpi's textbook, Isagogae breves, perlucidae ac uberrimae, in anatomiam humani corporis a communi medicorum academia usitatem (known in English as A Short Introduction to Anatomy), published 1523. This deep dissection of a male cadaver shows the nature of the underlying muscles. The cadaver is standing in the position of the sun god Apollo and is surrounded by light. Berengario (ca. Italian physician and eminent anatomist.
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