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Foetal brain development. Series of 13 artworks showing various stages in the development of the brain in a foetus. The first three are at 21 weeks. Numbers 4 to 10 are at 27 weeks. Number 11 is at 35 weeks. The last two show brain structures at nine months. This anatomical artwork is plate 340 from volume 5 of 'Manuel d'anatomie descriptive du corps humain' (1825). This 5-volume anatomy atlas was produced by French physician and surgeon Jules Germain Cloquet (1790-1883). The illustrations were by Haincelin. Volume 5 illustrated the anatomy of the digestive, secretory and reproductive organs.
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