The Art of Healing- Man, Myth, Practices and Instruments

The evolution of who and what heals

Medicines and Grinding Tools, Unknown, ca.205 B.C. - 24 A.D., From the collection of: Museum of the Western Han Dynasty Mausoleum of the Nanyue King
The Sick, the Leprous, and the Lame Praying at Saint Hedwig's Tomb; People Coming to Visit Saint Hedwig's Tomb, Court workshop of Duke Ludwig I of Liegnitz and Brieg, 1353, From the collection of: The J. Paul Getty Museum
Healing the Man Born Blind, Annibale Carracci, 1605 – before March 1606, From the collection of: Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya - MNAC, Barcelona
Fountain of Youth and bathhouse, Hans Sebald Beham, 1536, From the collection of: Kupferstichkabinett, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
Medicine: pl.6, Theodor Galle after Jan van der Straet, c. 1580/1590, From the collection of: National Gallery of Art, Washington DC
The Doctor's Visit, Jan Havicksz. Steen, circa 1665, From the collection of: Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen
Songs of Innocence and of Experience, Plate 37, "Nurses Song" (Bentley 38), William Blake, 1794, From the collection of: Yale Center for British Art
Making Sweet Grass Medicine, Blackfoot Ceremony, Joseph Henry Sharp, ca. 1920, From the collection of: Smithsonian American Art Museum
The Herbalist, Probably Louisiana or South Carolina, Doris Ulmann, about 1929 - 1931, From the collection of: The J. Paul Getty Museum
Use of Ether for Anesthesia, Southworth & Hawes (American, active 1844 - 1862), late spring 1847, From the collection of: The J. Paul Getty Museum
A Child Bomb-Victim Receiving Penicillin Treatment, Gabain, Ethel Leontine, 1944, From the collection of: Imperial War Museums
Pine & Medicine Bottle, Zhang Xiaogang, 2010, From the collection of: Today Art Museum
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