The lady anatomist: The life and work of Anna Morandi Manzolini

  title={The lady anatomist: The life and work of Anna Morandi Manzolini},
  author={S. Hildebrandt},
  journal={Journal of Clinical Investigation},
Rebecca Messbarger presents in The Lady Anatomist the biography of Anna Morandi Manzolini, a wax modeler and anatomist in eighteenth-century Bologna, Italy. This astonishing and greatly informative account leaves the reader wondering why this place and time in history, and the stories of the men and women involved, have not been more prominent in discussions of the period of enlightenment and the history of anatomy. Anna Morandi (1714–1774) married the Bolognese artist and anatomist Giovanni… Expand
Insight into the history of anatomopathological museums - Part 1. From casual assemblages to scientific collections.
Anna Morandi's wax self-portrait with brain.
Books received
  • The British Journal for the History of Science
  • 2011