The Body Sketchers
David Macaulay on anatomical correctness
HUMAN ANATOMY: From the Renaissance to the Digital Age.
By Benjamin A. Rifkin, Michael J. Ackerman, and Judith Folkenberg. Abrams. 343 pp. $29.95
ATLAS OF HUMAN ANATOMY AND SURGERY:
The Complete Coloured Plates of 1831–1854.
By Jean Baptiste M. Bourgery and Nicolas Henri Jacob. Taschen. 714 pp. $200
With the notable exception of the work of Leonardo da Vinci, anatomical illustration has generally been a collaborative effort. There...