Article ID: CBB000932487

The Statues of Andreas Vesalius: “a capite ad calcem” (2008)


The number of statues of Vesalius, fully depicting the father of anatomy, is very limited world-wide. What follows is a summary and description of the statues in Brussels,Vienna, Leuven (Louvain), and Chicago. The three-dimensional representation of Vesalius's first 'muscle man' in Terneuzen is also included.


Description Describes the statues in Brussels, Vienna, Louvain, and Chicago.

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Authors & Contributors
Davidson, Jane Pierce
Heizer, Alda
Kort, Pamela
Messbarger, Rebecca Marie
Van den Eeckhout, Patricia
Scholliers, Peter
História, Ciências, Saúde---Manguinhos
Studium: Tijdschrift voor Wetenschaps- en Universiteitgeschiedenis
Configurations: A Journal of Literature, Science, and Technology
Journal of Social History
European Physical Journal H
Metascience: An International Review Journal for the History, Philosophy and Social Studies of Science
Indiana University Press
University of Chicago Press
Leuven University Press
L'Erma di Bretschneider
Pennsylvania State University Press
Science and art
Medicine and art
Universities and colleges
Painters and painting
Human anatomy
Carries, Jean
Redon, Odilon
Morandi Manzolini, Anna
Hayé, Michael
Blendeff, Lambert
Einstein, Albert
Brussels (Belgium)
Louvain (Belgium)
20th century, early
19th century
17th century
16th century
Early modern
Louvain. Université
Solvay Conferences
Università di Bologna
International Solvay Institutes for Physics and Chemistry (Brussels)
University of Cambridge (United Kingdom)

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