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.
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.