Art and creativity inspired by Anatomy and Science
In the first episode Francesco da Mosta’s new series for the BBC ‘Francesco’s Italy: Top to Toe’, he visits the dissection room of Bolognia University. Built entirely of wood in 1637, he describes the influence of artist Ercole Lelli on creating anatomical models. In the 1740’s Lelli made 8 life size models of human anatomy out of wax and Francesco visits The Luigi Cattaneo Anatomical Wax Museum in Bolognia to see them.
If you’re quick, you can watch this episode on BBC iplayer until 23rd August 2011.