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Pl. 26 Male Torso (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 Relation of the Internal Parts to the External Surface.

In health and disease. Displacement of the lungs from pleuritic effusion. Paracentesis thoracis. Hydrops pericardii. Puncturation. Abdominal and ovarian dropsy as influencing the position of the viscera. Diagnosis of both dropsis. Paracentesis abdominis. Vascular obstructions and their effects."


Additional Details:

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