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Hydrocephalus(?): Albrecht Dürer, 1506

Hydrocephalus(?): Albrecht Dürer, 1506 This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract Sir.–For the pediatrician, interest in the search for medicine in art is especially rewarding among the many pictures of Madonna and Child. However, other paintings and prints may produce "patients" as one makes "ward rounds" through art museums. An example has been found recently at the Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris (Figure). The curators have indicated that this previously has not been published, even as a "document scientifique." This ink drawing is titled Heads of Children and is by the famous German master Albrecht Dürer. Nothing is known about the history of this drawing at the Bibliothèque Nationale, but one can still enjoy the great skill of the "renaissance sophistication" of Dürer in this picture identified with his famed monogram and date. Dürer, the great figure of German art, was called often the "da Vinci of the North." His skilled craftsmanship is shown often in his prints. His medicine in http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png American Journal of Diseases of Children American Medical Association

Hydrocephalus(?): Albrecht Dürer, 1506

American Journal of Diseases of Children , Volume 133 (5) – May 1, 1979

Hydrocephalus(?): Albrecht Dürer, 1506

Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract Sir.–For the pediatrician, interest in the search for medicine in art is especially rewarding among the many pictures of Madonna and Child. However, other paintings and prints may produce "patients" as one makes "ward rounds" through art museums. An example has been found recently at the Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris...
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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1979 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0002-922X
DOI
10.1001/archpedi.1979.02130050101025
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Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract Sir.–For the pediatrician, interest in the search for medicine in art is especially rewarding among the many pictures of Madonna and Child. However, other paintings and prints may produce "patients" as one makes "ward rounds" through art museums. An example has been found recently at the Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris (Figure). The curators have indicated that this previously has not been published, even as a "document scientifique." This ink drawing is titled Heads of Children and is by the famous German master Albrecht Dürer. Nothing is known about the history of this drawing at the Bibliothèque Nationale, but one can still enjoy the great skill of the "renaissance sophistication" of Dürer in this picture identified with his famed monogram and date. Dürer, the great figure of German art, was called often the "da Vinci of the North." His skilled craftsmanship is shown often in his prints. His medicine in

Journal

American Journal of Diseases of ChildrenAmerican Medical Association

Published: May 1, 1979

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