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Stephen Rogers Peck’s Atlas of Human Anatomy for the Artist remains unsurpassed as a manual for students. It includes sections on bones, muscles, surface anatomy, proportion, equilibrium, and locomotion.

Other unique features are sections on the types of human physique, anatomy from birth to old age, an orientation on racial anatomy, and an analysis of facial expressions. The wealth of information offered by the Atlas ensures its place as a classic for the study of the human form.

Other unique features are sections on the types of human physique, anatomy from birth to old age, an orientation on racial anatomy, and an analysis of facial expressions. The wealth of information offered by the Atlas ensures its place as a classic for the study of the human form.

Review – Atlas of Human Anatomy for the Artist


“An exhaustive but absorbingly interesting treatise…. The artist will find it planned and written with a completeness and orderliness which make it the perfect reference book.”–Art News and Review
“Ingeniously edited, well-organized, and illustrated with almost a thousand excellent factual three-dimensional renderings.”–Los Angeles Times

Table of Contents

Preface
The Language of Anatomy

Part I: Bones
Skeleton (The Unit)
Regional Classification of Bones
Joints
Head
Spine
Chest
Shoulder
Upper Extremity
Hip
Lower Extremity

Part II: Muscles
Musculature
Head and Neck
Torso
Upper Extremity
Lower Extremity
Translation from Nature

Part III. Surface Anatomy
Fat
Veins
Skin
Hair
Features
Surface Landmarks

Part IV: Proportion
Proportion
Varieties of Physique

Part V: Equilibrium and Locomotion
Equilibrium
Locomotion

Part VI: Dinstinctions of Age, Sex, and Race
Distinctions of Age
Distinctions of Sex
Distinctions of Race

Part VII: Agents of Expression
Agents of Expression

Pronunciation of Terms
Index

About the Author

The late Stephen Rogers Peck was a lecturer in artistic anatomy at Parsons School of Design and Pratt Institute, and a portrait painter and medical illustrator.

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