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Morphologie. 2008 Dec;92(299):199-203. doi: 10.1016/j.morpho.2008.08.003. Epub 2008 Oct 23.

[Constant Duméril (1774-1860) anatomist doctor and naturalist, about a portrait by G. Devers].

[Article in French]

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Laboratoire d'anatomie, UFR de médecine Paris-Ile-de-France Ouest, Université de Versailles Saint-Quentin, 45, rue des Saints-Pères, 75270 Paris Cedex 06, France. Patrice.le-floch-prigent@univ-paris5.fr

Abstract

André, Marie, Constant Duméril (1774-1860) served as a professor in the << faculté de médecine de Paris >> from 1801 to 1855. He was also chairman of herpetology and ichthyology of the << Muséum national d'histoire naturelle >> in Paris. The Paris-Descartes University (department of anatomy) owns a great, framed portrait which is an oil painting by Giuseppe Devers, 1855, representing C. Duméril sat on a chair. The study of his portrait, biography and bibliography brings precisions on a noticeable scholar of the anatomical and naturalistic field in Paris in the first half of the 19th century.

PMID:
18951057
DOI:
10.1016/j.morpho.2008.08.003
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