Seated female with reproductive organs
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From the Book:
by Jacob Rueff (German, 1500—1558)
About the Image:
Female figure with reproductive organs based on those found in Andreas Vesalius’s De corporis humani fabrica from Jacob Rueff’s De conceptu et generatione hominis: : de matrice et ejus partibus, nec non de conditione infantis in utero, et gravidarum cura et officio ... libri sex ... Nunc denuo recogniti & in plerisque locis castigati. Frankfurt am Main: 1580. Woodcut. Courtesy of the Galter Health Sciences Library, Special Collections, Northwestern University, Chicago, Ill.