Anatomical Lithographic Drawing of an adult and child’s skull by artist N.H. Jacob for Jean Marc Bourgery c1850.
Superb original lithograph by Nicolas Henri Jacob (1782-1871), printed by Benard, for the comprehensive anatomy textbook Traité complet de l’homme de l’anatomie (Complete Treatise of the Anatomy of Man) published in Paris between 1830 and 1850 by French anatomist Jean Marc Bourgery (Orleans 1797-1849 Paris). Bourgery’s role model and mentor was anatomist-paleontologist Georges Cuvier.
Framed in a beautiful mahogany frame.
Very cool piece, the paper has an authentic aged patina which can be seen in the photographs.
78 x 57 cm
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