Rare Antique Prints-HUMAN ANATOMY-BODY PARTS-Verheyen-de Bruyn-Jan Bleuland-1828



Series of 36 prints on human anatomy printed in a ‘Teyler-like’ manner with multiple colour intaglio plates and the use of relief printing on some, creating delicate images. In addition 34 early lithographic prints. This set comprises all plates from this work.

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Etching and aquatint (printed from multiple plates) on wove (vellin) paper. Watermark: J. Honig & Zoonen.
Sheet size: 20,2 x 25,5 cm. (8 x 10 inch). Image size: 10 x 15 cm. (3,9 x 5,9 inch).

From: ‘Otium academicum, continens …’, by Jan Bleulamd, published by J. Altheer, Utrecht, 1828. ThisĀ  is in fact a catalogue of the author’s collection of anatomical and pathological preparations. Jan Bleuland (1756-1838) was a professor at the Utrecht University and personal physician to King Louis Napoleon.

Extremely rare! A few of these plates are in the Rijksmuseum collection.

First plate signed in the plate by ‘Johannes Cornelis de Bruyn’ after ‘Jan Hendrik Verheyen’. Johannes Cornelis de Bruyn (active 1802-1844) was an awarded painter of mostly flowers, stillives and landscapes with cattle He was active in Utrecht and Batavia. Jan Hendrik Verheyen (1778-1846) was a painter and draughtsman from Utrecht. They possibly also made the other plates.

Condition: Good, given age. Some light soiling; A few with ghosting from previous framing or matting. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.



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Dimensions 25 × 20 × 1 cm


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