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Dissection of a Lizard, Plate 15

18th century
212 x 146 mm (8.3 x 5.7 in.)

Jean-Baptiste André Gautier-Dagoty (aka Jean-Baptiste André Gautier-d’Agoty), French, (1740–1786)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Mezzotint printed in colors on laid paper
Print impression quality: Very good
Edition: From the journal “Observations pèriodiques sur la physique et des arts,” published with color plates in 1756 and 1757 by Toussaint
Marks: Inscribed in plate, lower right: “Mr. Gautier et Toussaint”; inscribed in plate, upper right: “Octob. 1756, Pa 287”
Bibliography: Inventaire Bibliothèque Nationale 16; see Franklin, Colin, and Charlotte.
Credit Line: Friends of the Davison Art Center funds, 1992
Accession Number: 1992.11.1

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  • anatomy - Discipline concerned with the structure, function, and development of the cells, tissues, and organs constituting the animal body. PG [July 1993 descriptor moved. April 1993 related term added. December 1992 descriptor moved. February 1991 alternate term added.]
  • animals - This section can use more hierarchical (quasi-Linnaean) refinement in future; extant terms were assembled into a fairly flat and slightly redundant structure to expedite conversion.
  • color intaglio
  • lizards
  • medicine - Use generally for the study of human diseases and injuries, including their causes, treatment, and prevention, and with the diagnosis and management of patients. [July 1994 related term added. June 1994 scope note added; related term added. July 1993 descriptor moved. January 1991 alternate term added.]
  • reptiles

  • plate Dimensions: 212 x 146 mm (8.3 x 5.7 in.)

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