Rousseau: The History of Medicine (Two versions)
8.75" x 11.25"
Rousseau, edited by David Larkin
Medicine: An Illustrated History by Albert S. Lyons and R. Joseph Petrucelli (New York: Abrams, 1978)
The History of Medicine
I made this bibliolage twice, first in 2008, then again in 2009. Same combination of sources, two versions.
[Alfred Jarry] commissioned Rousseau to paint his portrait--a portrait he used for target practice, only his head finally surviving on the canvas" (3)
Rousseau: The History of Medicine—August 10, 2014--original blog post
Many physicians in my family—brothers, father, grandfather, now a nephew, and others—but my pathway was distracted by the likes of Henri Rousseau.
Known as Le Douanier (Customs Officer).
When I came upon a book about the history of medicine, I thought to bring them together.
Then I came upon the same two books and decided to . . . do it again.