Views of a Fetus in the Womb

Amazing Da Vinci Drawings of a Fetus in the Womb

By Juliana Jiménez Jaramillo

These drawings by Leonardo Da Vinci of a fetus in the womb continue to amaze more than 500 years after he made them. They were made, with astonishing detail and care, with pen over red chalk, between 1510 and 1513.

Da Vinci studies of embryos

Da Vinci studies of embryos.

The illustration above details a fetus around 4 months old.

Views_of_a_Foetus_in_the_Womb

Photos by Luc Viatour via Wikimedia Commons.

2 comments

  1. Jueseppi B. · December 10, 2012

    Reblogged this on The ObamaCrat.Com™ and commented:
    Amazing, these were drawn in the early 1500’s.

  2. Juliana Jimenez · December 10, 2012

    Reblogged this on Juliana Jimenez.

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