Andreas Vesalius - The Encyclopedia of Fine Arts - Artist, Painter  Andreas Vesalius

Place: Brussels

Born: 1514

Death: 1564

Nationality: Belgium


Andreas Vesalius (31 December 1514 – 15 October 1564) was a Flemish anatomist, physician, and author of one of the most influential books on human anatomy, De humani corporis fabrica (On the Structure of the Human Body). Vesalius is often referred to as the founder of modern human anatomy. He was professor at the University of Padua and later becam...