Frank H Netter
(1906 - 1991)
Frank H. Netter was active/lived in New York. Frank Netter is known for medical illustration.
Biography Frank H. Netter
The following book review by Barron H. Lerner was published in The Atlantic Magazine, September 17, 2013
"Frank Netter, MD: The Michelangelo of Medicine"
A new biography tells the story of one of the most influential doctors of the past century, and his evolution as an artist.
To generations of medical students, from mine to the present, the name Frank Netter has a magical connotation. He was the doctor who drew the remarkably lifelike images that we all used to learn anatomy. They were so lifelike, we joked, that we trusted them more than what we actually saw in our cadavers or on CAT scans.
Who was Frank Netter and how did he come to be the wo
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