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How Leonardo da Vinci Used Anatomy to Inform his Paintings

Clip: Season 46 Episode 21 | 4m 59s | Video has closed captioning.

Modern-day anatomy experts find inspiration in drawings from Leonardo da Vinci’s cadaveric dissections. But they also recognize what he got wrong.

Aired: 11/13/19

Rating: NR

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