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I’m honored the invitation of the International Society for the History of Medicine, to do the technique of marquetry motif of Dutch surgeons Andrea Vesalius (1514-1564). for the cover page of their e-journal Vesalius.
Since 1995, the Society has published twice yearly the journal Vesalius, its official organ and meeting point for all those interested in the history of medicine and of the biomedical sciences.
Such work was particularly challenging and intriguing. – One of originator of modern surgery show “surgery” veneer.
Andreas Vesalius, (Latin), Flemish Andries Van Wesel (born December 1514, Brussels [now in Belgium]—died June 1564, island of Zacynthus, Republic of Venice [now in Greece]), Renaissance physician who revolutionized the study of biology and the practice of medicine by his careful description of the anatomy of the human body. Basing his observations on dissections he made himself, he wrote and illustrated the first comprehensive textbook of anatomy