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Ars medica: art, medicine, and the human condition

Contributor(s):
Jess, 1923-2004
Philadelphia Museum of Art.
SmithKline Beckman Corporation.
Publication:
Philadelphia : Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1985
Language(s):
English
Format:
Still image
Subject(s):
Medicine in Art
Medical Illustration
Exhibits as Topic
Genre(s):
Posters
Abstract:
Cream poster with gold and black lettering announcing exhibit, Sept. - Dec. 1985. Also lists dates and sponsors. All textual information at bottom of poster. Dominant image on poster is multicolor collage by Jess. Collage features medical illustrations, photos, drawings, and snippets of other art works. The medical illustrations dominate the top of the collage and two skeletons, one showing blood flow and one showing ligaments, are the focus of the bottom of the poster. Other images derived from all facets of human life and environment including buildings, maps, animals, people from several cultures, food, and plants.
Copyright:
This item may be under copyright protection. Please ask copyright owner for permission before publishing.
Copyright Holder:
Philadelphia Museum of Art; Source: Record; Research date: 20160526
Extent:
1 photomechanical print (poster) : 97 x 46 cm.
Technique:
color
NLM Unique ID:
101437764 (See catalog record)
NLM Image ID:
A024875
Contributor(s):
Jess, 1923-2004
Philadelphia Museum of Art.
SmithKline Beckman Corporation.
Publication:
Philadelphia : Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1985
Language(s):
English
Format:
Still image
Subject(s):
Medicine in Art
Medical Illustration
Exhibits as Topic
Genre(s):
Posters
Abstract:
Cream poster with gold and black lettering announcing exhibit, Sept. - Dec. 1985. Also lists dates and sponsors. All textual information at bottom of poster. Dominant image on poster is multicolor collage by Jess. Collage features medical illustrations, photos, drawings, and snippets of other art works. The medical illustrations dominate the top of the collage and two skeletons, one showing blood flow and one showing ligaments, are the focus of the bottom of the poster. Other images derived from all facets of human life and environment including buildings, maps, animals, people from several cultures, food, and plants.
Copyright:
This item may be under copyright protection. Please ask copyright owner for permission before publishing.
Copyright Holder:
Philadelphia Museum of Art; Source: Record; Research date: 20160526
Extent:
1 photomechanical print (poster) : 97 x 46 cm.
Technique:
color
NLM Unique ID:
101437764 (See catalog record)
NLM Image ID:
A024875