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Anatomy for Artists: Home

Anatomy resources at the SVA Library for artists studying human and animal figures in drawing, painting, sculpture, and 3D design.

A painting of a human anatomy dissection from the Middle Ages. The image is from the library's Picture Collection.
Illustrated Anatomy 1979, Anatomy folder, SVA Library Picture Collection

Picture Collection

The SVA Library maintains a circulating, physical collection of images culled from all manner of print publications spanning more than 100 years. Containing over 200,000 images across 1350 subjects, the Picture Collection is a unique resource that provides sweeping visual reference and insight into the history of culture via the medium of print. This physical collection can be searched in the library.

 

Some folders to start with:

Anatomy

Anatomy--Animals

Anatomy--Eyes

Anatomy--Hands

Anatomy--Nervous System

Skeletons

Databases

Books & DVDs

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