Leonardo's anatomical drawings
Clip: Season 16 Episode 4 | 3m 19s Video has closed captioning.
First sign of Leonardo's actual practical involvement in anatomy and dissection is some wonderful, slightly eerie drawings of a skull, dateable to about 1489. Leonardo’s illustrations, as precise as his technical drawings of machines, were unequalled in accuracy until the photographic techniques of the 19th century.
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