Leonardo's anatomical drawings
Clip: Season 16 Episode 5 | 3m 19s
First sign of Leonardo's actual practical involvement in anatomy and dissection is some wonderful, slightly eerie drawings of a skull, dateable to about 1489. Leonardo’s illustrations, as precise as his technical drawings of machines, were unequalled in accuracy until the photographic techniques of the 19th century.
Aired: 04/05/17Video has closed captioning.