Rare 19th Century Mexican Anatomical Painting of a Skeleton
Richly detailed medical school anatomy chart depicting an animated skeleton standing in a verdant landscape flanked by illustrations of the torso, heart, and lungs. Anatomical features are numbered and identified on two painted banners and faux marble tablets. An inscription on the reverse reads: ""En Sabado 6 de Junio de 1857 se concluyo"" or ""Completed on Saturday the 6 of June of 1857"".
Un-restored excellent condition, painted on a thick linen on original stretcher bars with minor old termite damage.
Dimensions: canvas measures 28 inches x 22 inches. Frame measures 31.5 inches x 25.5 inches.