Dear Editor,We read with interest N. Kluger's palaeodermatological correspondence on the late 19th century painting Pockmarked boy from Savo,1 and we totally concur with him on his assertion that painters rarely depicted the faces of smallpox patients or survivors, with the notable exception of cases like that of Ferdinando II de' Medici (1610–1670)...

Galassi F.M., Varotto E. (2021). Smallpox in art: considerations on some of its medical and social aspects. JOURNAL OF THE EUROPEAN ACADEMY OF DERMATOLOGY AND VENEREOLOGY, 35(8), 1612-1613 [10.1111/jdv.17266].

Smallpox in art: considerations on some of its medical and social aspects

Varotto E.
2021-01-01

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Dear Editor,We read with interest N. Kluger's palaeodermatological correspondence on the late 19th century painting Pockmarked boy from Savo,1 and we totally concur with him on his assertion that painters rarely depicted the faces of smallpox patients or survivors, with the notable exception of cases like that of Ferdinando II de' Medici (1610–1670)...
2021
Settore BIO/08 - Antropologia
Settore MED/02 - Storia Della Medicina
Galassi F.M., Varotto E. (2021). Smallpox in art: considerations on some of its medical and social aspects. JOURNAL OF THE EUROPEAN ACADEMY OF DERMATOLOGY AND VENEREOLOGY, 35(8), 1612-1613 [10.1111/jdv.17266].
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