Anatomy, technology, art, and culture: toward a realistic perspective of the brain.

  title={Anatomy, technology, art, and culture: toward a realistic perspective of the brain.},
  author={Daniel D Cavalcanti and William Howard Feindel and James Tait Goodrich and Teodoro Forcht Dagi and C J Prestigiacomo and Mark C. Preul},
  journal={Neurosurgical focus},
  volume={27 3},
In the 15th century, brain illustration began to change from a schematic system that involved scant objective rendering of the brain, to accurate depictions based on anatomical dissections that demanded significant artistic talent. Notable examples of this innovation are the drawings of Leonardo da Vinci (1498-1504), Andreas Vesalius' association with the bottega of Titian to produce the drawings of Vesalius' De humani corporis fabrica (1543), and Christopher Wren's illustrations for Thomas… CONTINUE READING


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