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“Dialogue between Frederick Ruysch and His Mummies” by Giacomo Leopardi (1827)

- August 1, 2017 in dead, death, frederik ruysch, Giacomo Leopardi, mummies, skeletons

The great Italian writer uses the macabre creations of the seventeenth-century Dutch anatomist Frederik Ruysch to reflect upon the mysteries of death.

“Dialogue Between Frederick Ruysch and His Mummies” by Giacomo Leopardi (1827)

- August 1, 2017 in dead, death, frederik ruysch, Giacomo Leopardi, mummies, skeletons

The great Italian writer uses the macabre creations of the seventeenth-century Dutch anatomist Frederik Ruysch to reflect upon the mysteries of death.

“Dialogue Between Frederick Ruysch and His Mummies” by Giacomo Leopardi (1827)

- August 1, 2017 in dead, death, frederik ruysch, Giacomo Leopardi, mummies, skeletons

The great Italian writer uses the macabre creations of the seventeenth-century Dutch anatomist Frederik Ruysch to reflect upon the mysteries of death.