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Anatomy of Dr. Tulp Rembrandt Van Rijn

Later, around the beginning of the 19th century, ERNEST MEISSONIER delved deeper into the study of muscles. He preferred drawing horses and soldiers, including his idol NAPOLEON BONAPARTE . In order to depict the details and anatomy of rider and animal as accurately as possible, he had a riding arena built on

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his estate and rode while he sketched »THE MOVEMENT PATTERNS, THE PLAY OF THE MUSCLES, OF

EVERY

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. Muscles are therefore far more than an end to the physical means, they are artistic stylistic elements. DIFFERENT

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