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Pl. 15 The Forearm (1870)

Joseph Maclise was born in 1815, the second son of Scottish Highlander Alexander Maclise. He was formally educated at the University College, London, and took up residence in the city. His studies of anatomy are beautifully rendered here in black and white with color details.

Author's Commentary: 

The Surgical Dissection of the bend of the Elbow and the Forearm, Showing the Relative Position of the Vessels and the Nerves. 

General remarks. Operation for tying the brachial artery at its middle and lower thirds. Varieties of the brachial artery. Venesection at the bend of the elbow. The radial and ulnar pulse. Operations for tying the radial and ulnar arteries in several parts.  

Additional Details:

  • Measures 10.5" wide by 14.5" tall
  • Original hand-colored lithograph
  • Good condition, minimal foxing around edges