Rare 1851 First Edition Surgical Anatomy By Joseph Maclise Lithograph


A 1st edition colour lithographic study of the human anatomy, from Surgical Anatomy by Joseph Maclise published in 1851.

Plate 15.

The highly detailed studies have a macabre undertone which parallels their beautiful lifelike depiction.

The works of Maclise are highly sought after and these earliest examples are a must for any collector.

With the signature of Joseph a Maclise to the bottom left.

Produced and printed by M & N. Hanhart.

This one of a large collection from the same publication we have available. All first editions.


54.6cm tall x 37.7cm wide

As illustrated the lithograph has age related wear but is still a beautiful display piece. Small losses to corners. Some minor tears and creasing. Minor staining to bottom edge. Some foxing to left side.

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