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one of the famous and fascinating paintings by rembrandt; displaying the social, intellectual and spiritual atmosphere of the 17th century's europe. It’s a painting of a doctor named nicolas tulp who is a wellknown and influential anatomist in amsterdam; demonstrating an autopsy lesson to several students.
"the anatomy lesson of dr.tulp" impresses by the dramatic concentration of the figures on Tulp's demonstration of the dissection of a forearm.
by berryinaspin_ December 20, 2005
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