The Art of JAMA: Covers and Essays from The Journal of the American Medical Association, Volume III (Hardback)
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The Art of JAMA: Covers and Essays from The Journal of the American Medical Association, Volume III (Hardback)

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Hardback 242 Pages / Published: 17/03/2011
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Since 1964, beginning with a reproduction of Jan van Eycke's St Jerome in His Study, the front cover of JAMA:The Journal of the American Medical Association has featured full-color images of renowned works of fine art as well as many lesser-known gems. Vincent van Gogh, Claude Monet, Winslow Homer, Mary Cassatt, and hundreds of other artists have graced the covers of this eminent medical journal. For the past four decades, these images have been selected by JAMA senior contributing editor Dr. M. Therese Southgate, who writes marvelous accompanying essays exploring the background of the artist and the circumstances under which the work was completed, followed by astute commentary on the work itself. These engaging articles have been regularly rated as one of the top-read sections in JAMA by readers throughout the world. In this third volume of The Art of JAMA, Dr. Southgate brings together a new selection of 100 wonderful covers. Each painting is displayed in a two-page

Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199753833
Number of pages: 242
Weight: 1570 g
Dimensions: 312 x 255 x 24 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

"These covers are wonderful. All health professionals should take the time to peruse them and carefully study each wonderful painting like physicians carefully study their patients, for there is a similarity. The painter observes and so does the physician. The fine arts and the medical arts mesh perfectly." -- Doody's




"These covers are wonderful. All health professionals should take the time to peruse them and carefully study each wonderful painting like physicians carefully study their patients, for there is a similarity. The painter observes and so does the physician. The fine arts and the medical arts mesh perfectly." -- Doody's


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