#Medicine

Museum Stories

History of Medicine in Art. Collection of Artworks at Wellcome Library in London

London is a great place to be for the curious and inquisitive. Public museums, galleries, and libraries are homes to a vast collection of wonderful...

Bolor Jargalsaikhan 18 July 2021

News

A Tribute to Medical Services: Doctors in Paintings

In the months weeks, we have heard a lot about doctors and healthcare workers, thinking of them as present-day heroes facing up to death. But what do...

Camilla de Laurentis 30 March 2021

The Most Beautiful Anatomical Theaters in Italy

Anatomical Theaters were one of the most important institutions in the history of medicine. They were used in teaching anatomy at early modern...

Zuzanna Stańska 23 March 2021

Fifty Shades of Dr. Pozzi

There he is, in a portrait painted by John Singer Sargent - Dr. Pozzi, a dandy, a gynecologist, and a notorious womanizer. An extremely handsome man,...

Zuzanna Stańska 25 September 2020

Erotica

Real Gray’s Anatomy. Medical Illustration from an Artistic Genre to a Profession

Since the beginning of human history, drawing and creating diagrams have been essential. They were the easiest and most useful form of...

Camilla de Laurentis 12 September 2020

Bizarre

Mona Lisa’s Illnesses

Everyone has heard about the Mona Lisa, Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece at the Louvre museum in Paris. But you have probably never heard about…...

Camilla de Laurentis 2 May 2020