Master John Banister_Anatomical Tables with Figures_c1580

A color painting depicting a man in expensive-looking black and white robes performing an anatomical lecture with an audience in the background and a partially disected human body on the table in the foreground. The teacher fiture is indicating a part of a standing human skeleton and has a large book open behind him.

Master John Banister’s Anatomical Tables, with Figures,” c. 1580. The paintings comprise a portrait of Banister delivering a visceral lecture at the Barber-Surgeons’ Hall, Monkwell Street, London. (Wikimedia/University of Glasgow)